4 edition of Defending Taiwan found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||October 27, 2002|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 102 p. :|
|Number of Pages||66|
nodata File Size: 7MB.
The former premier was among a group of Japanese lawmakers who gathered in a large wood-paneled room in Tokyo last week for a video conference with counterparts from Taiwan and the U.
Japan's lies less than 70 miles off Taiwan's east coast. Japan — which heavily relies on supply lines that pass by the island sitting as close as 110 kilometers 70 miles to its territory — views the threat as existential. But in recent weeks, top Japanese officials have said that if mainland China attacks the island, Japan should join the U.
If Japan fails to Defending Taiwan so, Koda says, the "Japanese government would be called the most stupid government in Japanese history. military forces to repel a PRC attack on the island. Continuing to sell arms to Taipei undoubtedly will annoy Beijing, but unless the PRC wants to initiate a direct military confrontation with the United States, there is little Chinese officials can do to halt the process.
"Based on the attackers' actions and methodology, we have a rather high degree of confidence that many attacks originated from our neighbor," he told CNN Business, referring to mainland China.
The next month, Suga with European leaders. Koda and other analysts believe Defending Taiwan might attack Yonaguni and possibly other nearby Japanese islands to control approaches to Taiwan.
"I think it would solidify Chinese perceptions that the US is bent on constraining China's rise, including through military force, and would probably cause Beijing to aggressively undermine US interests worldwide. Japan's Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso speaks in Tokyo on July 5.
As neighbors, Koda says, "we need to say what we think. In recent months, Tokyo has issued increasingly bold statements of support for Taiwan against Chinese intimidation, even hinting at Defending Taiwan support during potential hostilities. response to an attack as a bellwether of American reliability.
Waterways between them are strategic choke points that could be used to control travel and shipping through the region. " Close neighbors Looking at a map, Taiwan's importance to Japan is hard to miss.
" Making the case for a security threat The Japanese Constitution rejects using force to resolve international disputes. The island occupies a pivotal geographic position. " - 'Deeply destabilizing' - In recent months, the Chinese air force has increased incursions into Taiwan's air defense identification zone.
China has repeatedly denied launching cyberattacks against Taiwan and others.
Waterways between them are strategic choke points that could be used to control travel and shipping through the region.
The PLA Navy already has more ships than the U.