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The Potential Impact on Taiwan of a Second Korean War

Poster:Post date:2017-10-06
Catergory:Comments
Region:(Regional Issues)
Issue:(Korean Peninsula Crisis)
(Global Taiwan Institute, By Dennis Halpin) The political destiny of Taiwan was greatly impacted by the 1950 conflict in Korea following the withdrawal of Chinese Nationalist forces to Taiwan the year before. President Truman sent the US 7th Fleet to the Taiwan Strait immediately after the outbreak of the Korean War, effectively blocking Mao’s plans for a cross-Strait invasion. With the specter of a possible second Korean conflict, history could repeat itself with severe economic and even potential security consequences for Taiwan and its people.  
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