America Just Quietly Backed Down Against China Again
When China complained about a plan for the Navy to make port calls in Taiwan, Congress listened.
By Julian G. Ku
Nov. 29, 2017
On the other hand, just as Congress backs off its effort to manage Taiwan policy and push port calls, the Trump administration’s China team may finally be coming together behind the idea. After all, the individual most responsible for promoting the idea of U.S. Navy port calls in Taiwan, Randall Schriver, is likely to soon be confirmed to the position of assistant secretary of defense for Asia-Pacific affairs.
Julian Ku is the Maurice A. Deane Distinguished Professor of [Constitutional] Law at Hofstra University in New York.
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