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Taiwan-U.S. Political Relations: New Strains and Changes

Kerry Dumbaugh

Taiwan-U.S. Political Relations: New Strains and Changes

The U.S. policy framework for Taiwan was laid down in 1979 when Washington severed official relations with the Republic of China (ROC) on Taiwan and instead recognized the People’s Republic of China (PRC) as the legitimate Chinese government. The basics of that policy shift—the Taiwan Relations Act...