Threat from China anti-secession law fades a year on – Lindsay Beck

From Reuters, via the Washington Post (link):

Regional tensions. Diplomatic consequences. Security threats.

Those were the fears when China’s parliament passed a law last year authorising the use of force against Taiwan should the self-governing island move toward formal independence.

But a year later, as the rubber-stamp assembly meets once again for its annual 10-day session, the gets barely a mention from its top leaders, despite provocations from Taiwan’s independence-minded president.

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March 11, 2006, 8:29 PM
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Categories: Politics, Taiwan