Return of a democrat – Liu Kin-ming

From The Standard:

It took 10 years for the former president of Taiwan, Lee Teng-hui, to visit the again.

Back in June 1995, the sitting president returned to his alma mater at Cornell in upstate after an absence of 27 years. responded with a series of missile tests off the shores of Taiwan.This time round, Lee visited Alaska, New York, and Los Angeles as, declared by the , a “private individual.” China again protested against his visit but without consequence.

What tremendous changes this past decade have brought.

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