November 17, 2019

Could North Korea again save Taiwan?
Continued risks of instability north of the DMZ may distract from coming cross-Straits tensions
Another milestone among the many commemorative events in this 70th anniversary year of the end of World War II just occurred in Singapore. Taiwan’s President Ma Ying-jeou recently met with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping there. The last such meeting between Chinese Nationalist (KMT) and Communist leaders occurred in the fateful summer of 1945. Then American Ambassador to China Patrick Hurley