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Can Taiwan Defend Itself From Chinese Aggression?

A F-16 jet takes off from Hualien Airbase in Taiwan's southeastern Hualien county, Aug. 20. (AP)

By    |   Wednesday, 23 August 2023 07:32 AM EDT

U.S. deterrence has kept China on its side of the Taiwan Strait – so far.

But given the growth and the increasing capabilities of the Chinese armed forces and China's proximity to Taiwan, Beijing appears to hold an advantage. Most military analysts believe it's a matter of "when" not "if" President Xi Jinping orders an invasion of Taiwan, the democratic island nation that China regards as a renegade province.

John Rossomando

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U.S. deterrence has kept China on its side of the Taiwan Strait - so far.
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