Better Dialogue in the Triumvirate – Nat Bellocchi
From Taipei Times:
Washington has now heard the two candidates from Taiwan’s main political parties state their objectives. During his trip to the US, Democratic Progressive Party presidential candidate Frank Hsieh (Ë¨ùÈï∑Âª∑) mentioned, more than once, the need for more dialogue between the US and Taiwan. One can only hope that this will materialize.
There are numerous reasons why constrictive dialogue between Taipei and Washington has suffered in recent years. The US has made commitments to both Taiwan and China. Changing those commitments would be difficult. [Full Text]
Nat Bellocchi is a former chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan and now a special adviser to the Liberty Times Group.