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The Quiet Coup of the Republic of China

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The most important event of this Saturday was the presidential and parliamentary elections in Taiwan. Their results did not come as a surprise: the victory of the supporters of the independence of the island state, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), was predicted by analysts a long time ago over the pro-KGBind. In fact, we are talking about a complete change of foreign policy priorities. If the current president, Ma Ying-jeou, pursued a line of close integration with mainland China, the newly elected president, Cai Invan (assuming office in May 20) is a staunch supporter of rapprochement with the United States, as well as a substantial increase in military spending.




In other words, if the Kuomintang was set up for a phased, but still capitulation to the PRC, the DPP definitely takes the course to win independence. If necessary, by armed means. In parliament, the victory of the opposition is just as convincing. Of the total number of 113 seats, the DPP receives 68, the KMT has 35, the remaining parties and independent candidates share a total of 9 seats. It is symbolic, but the DPP victory took place on the very same day when the leader of the neighboring PRC, Xi Jinping, launched the work of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank.

By and large, the loss of the Kuomintang in the elections was obvious long ago. Already, several generations of citizens have grown up in Taiwan who believe that the continental brother is a stronghold of authoritarianism, corruption and backwardness, while protests in Hong Kong and a large-scale anti-corruption campaign in the PRC only play into the hands of these sentiments. The locomotive of the rejection of values ​​of mainland China is the youth, focused on American, Japanese and South Korean pop culture and local nationalism, and in general reunification with the continent is now supported by only one fifth of the population.

President-elect Tsai Inwen has already outlined her first steps: by taking the helm, she will begin to sever ties with the mainland (economic, political and cultural (. Also, it is very likely that you can predict the persecution of the Kuomintang leaders in corruption cases.

The strengthening of the armed forces, which did not cease under the KMT, will also continue. In particular, according to media reports, the possibility of acquiring decommissioned American AV-8 Harrier planes is being considered, and from 2016, the troops will begin to receive air defense systems of their own production Sky Bow III. But all this is mere trifles compared to the large-scale rearmament that the DPP has planned. Specific samples and the total number planned for the acquisition has not yet been announced, but it is clear that it is the American military-industrial concerns, to a lesser extent European and Japanese, that will derive the main profits.

The plan of supporters of secession from China is obvious: without war, there is no escape from Beijing. Since 2005, the PRC has a law on counteracting separatism, which includes, among other things, the immediate use of military force in case Taiwan proclaims independence or creates conditions that will provide this independence - a referendum, a test of its own nuclear weapons etc. The army, navy and air force are being consistently strengthened. By the number of ships and aircraft, Beijing has long overtaken Taipei, but it is much more dangerous for the island to reduce the quality lag. With special concern in Taiwan, they are watching the Chinese aircraft carrier program and the construction of the latest 052D and 055 DDG destroyers. It is clear that if the trend continues, then after 2020, Beijing will actually be able to organize an effective sea blockade of the rebel islands. So the military and geopolitical reality will push Taipei to escalate in the coming years, when the US is strong at sea, and China, on the contrary, does not feel confident enough outside the coastal zone.

Coming to power in Taiwan The DPP changes the entire configuration in the Far East towards the United States and, in part, Japan. While under the Kuomintang, Washington and Tokyo viewed Taipei as an area drifting under China by default, now everything is changing and a kind of “first line of defense” arises, which can be supplied with weapons, naturally, at the expense of the client. The longer this “first frontier” lasts, the easier it will be for the other players when they finally enter the fray. Pay for this holiday chaos of Taiwan is what: according to October 2015, the Republic of China is listed on the 11-th place in the list of holders of US Treasury bonds with $ 178 billion.

It makes sense to remind about nuclear weapons. In 1968, the representatives of Taiwan signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty, but three years later the Republic of China was excluded from the UN, so there was no longer any formal reason to comply with the Treaty. At the same time, the Government of Taiwan tried to limit the work of the IAEA, but the Agency quickly discovered that the atomic program of the island nation was far from peaceful. Under pressure from Washington, development in this area was curtailed in 1976, but at the beginning of 1980, Taiwan returned to its own nuclear program, which this time was carried out in an environment of far greater secrecy. No more than a year remained until the creation of his own bomb, when Colonel Chan Xian unexpectedly escaped to the States and revealed the Taiwanese atomic secrets to publicity, after which the then head of the General Staff of the Republic of China, Hao Botsun, was forced to acknowledge the development of nuclear weapons. The program was again curtailed only under US pressure, in fact, at the final stage. At the moment, there is no military nuclear development on the islands of the Republic of China, or in any case nothing is known about such. Only three civil NPPs are functioning, the construction of the fourth one is stopped. However, the new president, Tsai Inwen, may return to the nuclear issue at a fundamentally different technological level.

Another important dimension of what happened in Taiwan is the internal political already in the People's Republic of China itself. China is a heterogeneous state. The linguistic, cultural, and economic differences between regions are large, especially in the south. Until now, there was a feeling in the mass consciousness that Chinese lands were being gathered under the roof of a single state with the center in Beijing — and the Guomindang policy, which integrated Taiwan into the common economic space, contributed to maintaining this spirit. But now, when unification appears a real alternative, the former illusions crumble. National minorities and regional (including separatist) autonomy movements have a tacit advocate and an example to follow. The very fact of the unpunished appearance of a frankly anti-Pekin force in the “united China” space multiplies the authority of the Chinese authorities as a whole, so specifically Xi Jinping, by zero. The very existence of Tsai Inwen in the presidency of Taiwan, not to mention the specific results of her future activities, is already a destabilizing factor in the whole space from the cities of Guangdong to the sands of Xinjiang. Given that the PRC is in the face of all-encompassing challenges (economic restructuring and the fight against corruption at all levels), even a small push from the outside can unbalance the whole system, and a protracted military conflict threatens to send it into a spin.

For independent Taiwan, the critical time is the time that plays against it. In two or three years, even with the active assistance of the United States, he will hardly be able to seriously re-equip, let alone resume and bring his own atomic program to the logical final. But mainland China in the same three years is able to achieve impressive results simply due to incomparably large resources. Time has gone.
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  1. Barboskin
    Barboskin 19 January 2016 06: 53 New
    +1
    Not only do we have Ukrainian problems to steer, let the partner also strain.
    1. Imperialkolorad
      Imperialkolorad 19 January 2016 08: 29 New
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      Quote: Barboskin
      Not only do we have Ukrainian problems to steer, let the partner also strain.

      Nothing, Beijing sooner or later will make Taiwan love their homeland.
      1. Jack-b
        Jack-b 19 January 2016 08: 58 New
        14
        Quote: ImperialKolorad
        Nothing, Beijing sooner or later will make Taiwan love their homeland.

        I think that if China suddenly wants to sell at least a tenth of the US government. bonds, Taiwan will quickly fall in love with their homeland.
        1. Hon
          Hon 19 January 2016 12: 46 New
          +2
          Taiwan became a rich (for its territories), developed country, long before China rose. Why do they need this rapprochement now? Hong Kong doesn’t feel something from the unification of joy.
          1. tacet
            tacet 19 January 2016 14: 35 New
            +5
            Taiwan reached its "ceiling of development" (youk resources) 25 years ago, so that together with China it has a chance of progress. Taipei has only one question - the question of the price of this progress.
            1. Hon
              Hon 19 January 2016 16: 26 New
              +6
              All developed countries have reached the ceiling, because they are developed, and the economic growth rate is lower than developing. What resources run out of Taiwan? Oil, gas, timber, metal? Taiwan's main export is electronics, and they have no problem with that.
              Imagine a country that is small in area but with a population of 23 million. An unemployment rate of 3% moreover attracts foreign labor. A rich country has a GDP of more than $ 40 per capita. There is no poverty. The level of corruption is one of the lowest in the world. A free and democratic country. A country where wealth is fairly distributed among all, and not divided between oligarchs. A country where officials are respected and not the desire to give in the face. They have at home what we are only dreaming of.
              What the hell is China?
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      3. Totalwar
        Totalwar 19 January 2016 11: 11 New
        +2
        Quote: ImperialKolorad
        Quote: Barboskin
        Not only do we have Ukrainian problems to steer, let the partner also strain.

        Nothing, Beijing sooner or later will make Taiwan love their homeland.


        Yes, they would hurry to their Central Committee to solve this problem! Already in 2009, I noticed a small murmur of discontent in both the northern and western (Uigur separatism) regions, as well as Taiwan! In fact, their people are not very much the same and homogeneous ... Of course there are brainwashed people ready to die for the emperor at any second ... But the longer the time goes, the stronger the "local people on the ground" think about independence and want to live " as in the West "with a good salary and" without a sense of persecution "(in parentheses I write the often repeated words" local "). And during a conversation on such topics, the sickening spirit of the revolution, very familiar to us, flies in the air ... So, Beijing needs to solve the impending turmoil as quickly as possible and with any sauce.
        1. jovanni
          jovanni 19 January 2016 17: 17 New
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          Quote: TotalWar
          Yes, they would hurry to their Central Committee to solve this problem!


          Yes, otherwise the overseas "nerds" are probably preparing the revolution for some lemons, or a Chinese rose ...
    2. Boos
      Boos 19 January 2016 09: 30 New
      +1
      Taiwan-China outskirts ...
    3. Vladimyrych
      Vladimyrych 19 January 2016 10: 07 New
      -2
      Quote: Barboskin
      let the partner strain too

      Which china partner? Who drove everyone into this heresy?
      If not for the downs in the Kremlin, I would have been glad to destabilize China and distract Mr. Xi from our Far East. But since the Kremlin downs will continue to fight only for prices for fetigas, then there is nothing to rejoice about. It seems that all the same, we will remain in the Chinese sight. Let’s also help: we will sell the SU-35, S-400 and others to the ego level.
      1. Misha Honest
        Misha Honest 19 January 2016 13: 12 New
        +2
        A big booze went ... Now Taiwan will do everything according to the example of the Outskirts, so that China freaks out. I wonder if the Chinese have enough patience not to start a war? But the Yankees have already promised defense to Taiwan, in which case they even drove the fleet.
        In general, this Taiwanese madame won the election with their (American) money.
  2. inkass_98
    inkass_98 19 January 2016 06: 54 New
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    Igor, is China all too? Isn't it early to bury? Taiwan plays an important, but still not a key role in the foreign and, partly, as the area of ​​alleged integration into the metropolis, "in the domestic policy of the PRC." What can he leak a couple of leagues through the sewers? "(C) - China can wait. Hong Kong waited longer.
    Again, cooperation with China is much more fruitful for Taiwan than the confrontation, including the military: resources are too incomparable. You can go broke - it's me about Taiwan, of course.
    1. Kibalchish
      19 January 2016 07: 01 New
      +1
      Quote: inkass_98
      cooperation with China for Taiwan is much more fruitful than the confrontation


      Politics and ideology are always more important than economics.
      1. Oleg14774
        Oleg14774 19 January 2016 10: 37 New
        +6
        Quote: Kibalchish
        Politics and ideology are always more important than economics.

        That you tell amers! Politics and ideology are more important than economics when it is amer profitable and not in their own country.
      2. dauria
        dauria 19 January 2016 11: 38 New
        +2
        Politics and ideology are always more important than economics.



        smile I thought that it’s tightly “hidden”, like Ohm’s law wink

        "Politics is the most concentrated expression of the economy."
        The main thing is to discern who pushes its the economy
    2. polkovnik manuch
      polkovnik manuch 19 January 2016 07: 33 New
      +4
      China is in no hurry, and Taiwan seems to have nowhere to go, one hope in the United States.
      1. Walking
        Walking 19 January 2016 11: 15 New
        +4
        Quote: polkovnik manuch
        China is in no hurry, and Taiwan seems to have nowhere to go, one hope in the United States.


        If China wants to take Taiwan by force, the United States is unlikely to start a war with China. It will be limited to a statement and sanctions.
        Taiwan apparently is sure of help, but does not understand that World War 3 will not start because of it.
  3. Magic archer
    Magic archer 19 January 2016 06: 59 New
    +9
    I understand that the states will provide direct support to the Chinese opposition. Although I’m not sure that the decommissioned Harriers and the new air defense system will somehow help Taiwan if China nevertheless runs the risk of restoring order by force. The situation is very delicate for the Chinese. They believe that Taiwan is obliged to be part of the PRC and any interventions and talk about separation are unacceptable and can only be considered as manifestations of separatism. There are fears that another hot spot may arise ....
    1. Mera joota
      Mera joota 19 January 2016 07: 39 New
      0
      Quote: Magic Archer
      if China nevertheless dares to clean up with force

      It will not be this. China does not have the strength and resources for a successful landing operation. The population of Taiwan is 23 million people, i.e. at least 2,3 million potential fighters, and given the mobilization much more. And this is on an area of ​​only 36 thousand sq. Km. The fact that the Kyrgyz Republic has been waiting for an attack all its time of existence, building a system of defensive structures, I think is not worth recalling.
      1. Phantom Revolution
        Phantom Revolution 19 January 2016 15: 26 New
        +1
        Quote: Mera Joota

        It will not be this. China does not have the strength and resources for a successful landing operation. The population of Taiwan is 23 million people, i.e. at least 2,3 million potential fighters, and given the mobilization much more. And this is on an area of ​​only 36 thousand sq. Km. The fact that the Kyrgyz Republic has been waiting for an attack all its time of existence, building a system of defensive structures, I think is not worth recalling.

        There are forces and means, well, if the United States and other players in the region do not actively intervene, but lose much more if they decide by military means, and not diplomatically. The question is different, will the people of Taiwan fight seriously if China attacks, because there are both opponents and supporters? An example of the Sino-Japanese War, the Japanese defeated the Chinese army and occupied China with small forces (no one fought until the last Chinese), and here China has superiority in everything.
  4. Amurets
    Amurets 19 January 2016 07: 00 New
    +8
    My opinion is twofold in assessing the article, on the one hand a good article, on the other, a new hot spot appears, it seems to be against China, but also against Russia. Not for nothing that the Japanese are eager for the South Kuril Islands. In this case, if the Japanese get the South Kuril Islands , it will be easy to control the actions of our fleet, and if the straits are blocked, our Pacific Fleet will be chained in the northern part of the Sea of ​​Japan, as it was during the Second World War. Doubting, look at the maps.
    1. venaya
      venaya 19 January 2016 07: 37 New
      +7
      Not for nothing that the Japanese are so eager for the South Kuril Islands

      In the South Kuril Islands there is no local nationalism, which is already present in Taiwan, because China has always been a multinational empire, no matter how much they deny this. So the Japanese, along with their owners, will have to sweat great in order to tear off these islands from us.
      1. Amurets
        Amurets 19 January 2016 07: 50 New
        +2
        Quote: venaya

        In the South Kuril Islands there is no local nationalism, which is already present in Taiwan, in

        Here I’m not talking about national relations, but about geography. In the event that the South Kuril Islands, in any way, get to the Japanese about free access to the Pacific Ocean, you can forget. Plus, the biological resources of the Bering Sea will be mercilessly plundered. And aides and among liberals can will be
        1. dauria
          dauria 19 January 2016 11: 49 New
          +3
          And assistants and among liberals may turn out to be


          Where did they go? wink Serious attempts were made at the end of Yeltsin’s reign, and on the telly they proved the “worthlessness” of the islands compared to the “good neighborly relations”.
          Who or what stopped the drunken fool is still wondering. winked
      2. andrew42
        andrew42 19 January 2016 09: 33 New
        +8
        A multinational empire? so it looks like that. In fact, the Han assimilation is almost complete, and by 2050 the Han people are likely to "digest" Xinjiang. Such an attitude towards small (and not small) peoples as in Russia, in China has never been and never will be. Unless declarations like "the family of 52 peoples of China." In China, when hiring a job, it is clearly tracked which of which provinces and from which “people”, and very often from which unspoken “caste”. Under the red flag or some other, but in China it is very difficult to become an official if your dad-uncle-grandfather is not an official. This is a millennial cultural tradition! What causes irritation in Russia is the order of things for China. As for Taiwan, its independence is a matter of time. While the States are in force - Taiwan will be in chocolate. As soon as the States are staggering (for example, internal problems), Taiwan’s bill will take weeks. A classic of the genre is Hong Kong. Nothing could save him after the weakening of the British "empire". Soon, the whole “colonial” flavor of the British Asian capital will go into oblivion completely. Case 10-20 years.
  5. ImPerts
    ImPerts 19 January 2016 07: 04 New
    +6
    Here China will not breed a ceremony for a long time. I don’t want to vang, but it seems that during 5 years we will see the culmination of all this. China will saturate the Taiwan Strait and the Chinese seas with ships, block everything and everything, strangle Taiwan in a gentle embrace.
  6. sa-ag
    sa-ag 19 January 2016 07: 13 New
    +4
    Quote: ImPerts
    China will saturate the Taiwan Strait and the Chinese seas with ships, block everything and everything, strangle Taiwan in a gentle embrace.

    China does not just need an island as a territory inhabited by people, China needs an economically strong region from which it can profit, and not maintain this island at its own expense, so no vigorous movements from the mainland will follow
    1. ImPerts
      ImPerts 19 January 2016 08: 05 New
      +1
      So let's see, observe, get the answer)))
      Why does China need strong Taiwan?
      China itself is not weak.
      But as a symbol of the return of prodigal children ...)))
      1. andrew42
        andrew42 19 January 2016 09: 41 New
        +4
        At a minimum, China needs Taiwan for the same reason why Russia urgently returned Crimea. This is the ocean "gate" to China, and the constant bridgehead of the potential invasion of South China, plus control over the South China Sea, which will practically become "internal" if the PLA sits in Taiwan. Vietnam is immediately shut up, and the rest - by passes.
      2. sa-ag
        sa-ag 19 January 2016 18: 06 New
        -1
        Quote: ImPerts
        Why does China need strong Taiwan?

        Why does China need a subsidized region?
        1. ImPerts
          ImPerts 20 January 2016 15: 27 New
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          Quote: sa-ag
          Why does China need a subsidized region?

          Not needed. I asked the question not because China wants to destroy the region, but because there is no particular need for China. It will be, it will be, it will not be, it will not. The main thing is affiliation. Besides the indicative flogging, there really is a question
          Quote: andrew42
          This is the oceanic “gateway” to China, and the constant bridgehead of the potential invasion of South China, plus control over the South China Sea, which will practically become “internal” if the PLA lands in Taiwan. Vietnam immediately shut up, and the rest - by passes.
    2. cap
      cap 19 January 2016 08: 44 New
      +7
      Quote: sa-ag
      China does not just need an island as a territory inhabited by people, China needs an economically strong region from which it can profit, and not maintain this island at its own expense, so no vigorous movements from the mainland will follow


      Let me agree with you and add.
      The standard of living that is now maintained in Taiwan will not be changed to Chinese carriages. Everything will remain as it is if the Chinese themselves do not provoke a conflict, having had two or even three opponents in the person of Japan and the USA, who have their own views on this state formation .Taking into account how much money they invested in Taiwan in their time. Now, Taiwan’s GDP ranks 20th in the world. The share of agriculture in GDP is 3% compared to 35% in 1952,
      it is with their territory. Taiwan's GDP is 0,76% of the global economy. In Taiwan, poverty has been almost completely eliminated; less than 1% of the population (129 people or 968 households) are considered poor or part of a low-income population.
      So they will not run behind China hi
    3. andrew42
      andrew42 19 January 2016 09: 38 New
      +1
      Maintaining an economically strong region does not contradict the purge of political leadership on the island of Taiwan. There is no connection here. Chinese mainland troops and administration, the rest is the old way. At least for a while. Then begins the "nationalization" of the Taiwan market, the quiet nationalization of key industries, or rather, their transfer to officials from the CCP and their relatives, trusted representatives. Someone will agree from the Taiwanese, but half of the “krupnyak” definitely says goodbye to assets. There is no need to go to the fortuneteller. The Chinese are a ruthless businessman.
      1. sa-ag
        sa-ag 19 January 2016 18: 02 New
        +1
        Quote: andrew42
        Then begins the "nationalization" of the Taiwan market, the quiet nationalization of key industries, or rather, their transfer to officials from the CCP and their relatives, trusted representatives. Someone will agree from the Taiwanese, but half of the “krupnyak” definitely says goodbye to assets.

        Well, look in the direction of Hong Kong, there is nothing there that is on mainland China
  7. sergeyzzz
    sergeyzzz 19 January 2016 07: 24 New
    +1
    The good news is that we do not need too strong a rival in the form of China. And here, it seems, the Americans tried, nurturing Ukraine No. 2 only for China.
  8. parusnik
    parusnik 19 January 2016 07: 25 New
    +2
    It won’t reach the “hot” war .. But the economic one will be ...
  9. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 19 January 2016 07: 36 New
    +2
    DPP clearly strives to gain independence

    Even with the active help of the United States, the new leadership of Taiwan will not have the strength and resources to oppose China. But additional problems of the Middle Kingdom will create.
  10. polkovnik manuch
    polkovnik manuch 19 January 2016 07: 38 New
    +1
    We should not flattery to the South-East part of Asia at all, it is not too late to agree on this, since the main rivals of the PRC there now are our "sworn" friends (Japan and the USA).
    1. Amurets
      Amurets 19 January 2016 14: 18 New
      0
      Quote: polkovnik manuch
      We shouldn’t flattery at all in Southeast Asia,

      I don’t argue with you only in one thing, you don’t have to go politically there, but we have economic ties with the countries of Southeast Asia: tourism, trade. We must not forget that we buy natural rubber in this region. In South America, after plant hevea disease, only -just started to recover.
      http://www.e-plastic.ru/news/russkii-oduvanchik-idet-na-smenu-amerikanskoi-gevee
      _6962.htm
      This is just a link for the curious and a confirmation of my words. And do not forget that the USSR received many problems during the Second World War from the Japanese when Japan closed the straits.
  11. Zomanus
    Zomanus 19 January 2016 07: 44 New
    -1
    So the Americans got to China.
    It doesn’t work for the Chinese to sit aside.
    And the Tiananmen option will not work anymore,
    will not understand the world community.
    So the buildup goes to a global war.
  12. Stauffenberg
    Stauffenberg 19 January 2016 08: 18 New
    +5
    On the one hand, all this is so. Taiwan annoys China. By the way, the Taiwanese eagles consider, formally, they consider Tuva their territory, plus part of the Khabarovsk Territory. On the other hand, Taiwan needs much more China as a market for its products. Taiwanese firms stick out at all trade shows and fairs in China. Due to the growth of China's economic influence, the transformation of Shanghai into a center of international trade, a boom began in Taiwan and Hong Kong. They are trying to transfer him to the political plane - the evil, undemocratic China, the invaders, then ... And the whole thing is grandmothers, the redistribution of financial flows
  13. aviator1913
    aviator1913 19 January 2016 10: 27 New
    +3
    If Taiwan starts banging with China, with US support, the main thing for Russia will be to profit in time from all this action.

    When two such strong geopolitical rivals fight, you can’t immediately go over to the side of one, it’s better to wait, charge the price and milk both sides. China and the United States will never be our friends. Both those and our geopolitical rivals. The hegemony of China is most likely even worse than the hegemony of the United States, so the Chinese should not be touched strongly in their struggle against imperialists ...
  14. Blondy
    Blondy 19 January 2016 10: 52 New
    +1
    Yes, there’s nothing to think of here, two of China are sniffing, they have already tried the benefits of peaceful coexistence - in a year the whole anti-territory will be quiet on both sides. There, one of the main contradictions is that: Who is glaner and how much and whose system is better. As far as glancers are and how much - continental China is no longer so stubborn, the Hong Kong experience has already been learned. Well, with the system - that’s where the devil will break his leg now, so now a simple principle is in effect: nothing ideological is just business.
    1. FM-78
      FM-78 20 January 2016 01: 40 New
      0
      No Unfortunately. Continent - maybe, but not the Island.
  15. iouris
    iouris 19 January 2016 11: 10 New
    0
    This concerns us to the extent that the government and economic structures will constantly have to maneuver between the PRC and the Kyrgyz Republic.
  16. vladimirvn
    vladimirvn 19 January 2016 11: 32 New
    +2
    Here it is all about the issue price. Of course, it is possible to return Taiwan, but what will it cost? I'm talking about political and economic losses. China is not up to it now. Although we know a lot of examples when wars begin precisely for the purpose of distracting one's own population from the poor financial and economic situation within the country.
  17. Belousov
    Belousov 19 January 2016 13: 24 New
    +1
    China maintains neutrality in our struggle with the states, we should do the same. Let them exhaust each other, and who has more chances to say is difficult. If you take the army quantitatively, it’s clear that you can’t argue with a billion people, qualitatively — the staff is clearly ahead, the theater of operations will be near China, so there is also a definite advantage, the internal national problems of territorial China are a weight on the cup of staff, I’m sure there has long been a corresponding disruptive Job. The main thing for us is not to scatter technologies, but to implement them wisely.
  18. tacet
    tacet 19 January 2016 14: 39 New
    0
    "It is also very likely that the Kuomintang leaders will be prosecuted in corruption cases." and further, “But all these are mere trifles compared to the large-scale rearmament planned by the DPP. Specific samples and the total number planned for the acquisition have not yet been announced, but it is clear that it is American military-industrial concerns, to a lesser extent, European and Japanese. "
    Funny, isn't it?
  19. DDsurgut
    DDsurgut 19 January 2016 15: 07 New
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    We again make porridge and stuff Asia with weapons. We have not fought there long ago. We must be more attentive to these movements
  20. Krieg_XIII
    Krieg_XIII 19 January 2016 16: 16 New
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    And this Madame got a post thanks to one 16-year-old girl from South Korea)
  21. Pvi1206
    Pvi1206 19 January 2016 19: 28 New
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    The United States seeks to turn any crack into a fault. And then he becomes in the position of the supreme judge and resolves the conflict in his favor.
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  23. Balagan
    Balagan 19 January 2016 20: 07 New
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    And on what mattresses more intensifying China. The Kuomintang confronted the Communist Party for half a century and went on rapprochement. So they will find another Moor who takes advantage of the positive changes. So the Chinese found their Malchish-bad guy.
  24. Megatron
    Megatron 20 January 2016 05: 19 New
    +1
    Maybe someone will not like it, but I think that is great news for us. The more the USA presses with "partners" on China, the more loyal an ally for us it becomes. They are well aware that the country will not be able to withstand the circular environment, and so Russia is a deep rear and a reliable ally. Of course, it is not necessary to fight on the side of China, but if there is a mess, it is necessary to supply weapons and ammunition for good money.
  25. Kapellan23
    Kapellan23 18 February 2016 14: 50 New
    0
    As if the “comrades” did not want to, but the Republic of China is de facto independent, however much they would like the opposite. Perhaps, in addition to supporting the Yankees, the main role here is played by the 2 millionth army of the Republic of China ...