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Taiwanese Militarization Amid Growing Asia Pacific Instability

Mar 25, 2017
Veteran Chinese revolutionary Deng Xiaoping once proclaimed that China had the patience to wait for 100 if necessary, years to force reunification with Taiwan.
It's been nearly 70 years since Taiwan broke away from China, and the Taiwanese have not forgotten the threat.
President Tsai Ing-wen has announced a significant increase in military spending to 3% GDP, and the beginning of the construction of a domestic submarine fleet.
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Sputnik News,March 25,2017

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