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Playing with fire : the looming war with China over Taiwan

Author: John Franklin Copper
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2006.
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The issue of Taiwan's independence could well prove to be a flashpoint that leads to war between the United States and China. Copper (international studies, Rhodes College) provides a chronological account of the triangular relationship revolving around the status of Taiwan from the damage done to US-China relations by the 1989 Tiananmen massacre to Taiwan's 2004 election, which brought a secessionist president to  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Copper, John Franklin.
Playing with fire.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2006
(OCoLC)607834042
Online version:
Copper, John Franklin.
Playing with fire.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2006
(OCoLC)608759251
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Franklin Copper
ISBN: 0275988880 9780275988883
OCLC Number: 65425774
Description: viii, 266 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Beijing intimidates Taiwan with missile tests, creates rift in U.S.-China relations --
The Tiananmen Square massacre does irreparable damage to U.S.-China relations --
The United States sells F-16 fighter planes to Taipei; strains relations with China --
President Lee visits his alma mater; Beijing feels betrayed, benefiting hard-liners --
America debates China threat; China talks about America threat --
Taiwan's voters elect their president directly; Beijing says foreign forces are trying to split China --
President Clinton visits China, polarizes Taiwan issue --
The Taiwan Relations Act is refurbished; America will protect Taiwan --
The missile defense issue involves others in "Taiwan issue" --
President Lee comments that Taipei-Beijing talks should be nation-to-nation; Beijing is furious --
Taiwan's 2000 election: Taiwan gets secessionist president --
Taiwan's 2004 election: President Chen wins reelection amid controversy while America is distracted elsewhere --
The Taiwan Strait is a flash point.
Responsibility: John F. Copper.
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Recent modernization efforts within the Chinese military and tough remarks by Chinese officials have alarmed many in Washington, and caused others to question America's commitments in the  Read more...

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