Peace And Security Across The Taiwan Strait

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The end of the Cold War has regrettably not brought an end to all the major confrontations of the last century. One such confrontation is the stand-off across the Taiwan Strait. Despite increasingly interwoven economic links between the People's Republic of China and Taiwan in recent years, the tension between the two has not dissipated. Tsang and a group of international experts examine the subject of peace and security across the Taiwan ...

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Overview

The end of the Cold War has regrettably not brought an end to all the major confrontations of the last century. One such confrontation is the stand-off across the Taiwan Strait. Despite increasingly interwoven economic links between the People's Republic of China and Taiwan in recent years, the tension between the two has not dissipated. Tsang and a group of international experts examine the subject of peace and security across the Taiwan Strait and suggest models for peace.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781403935199
  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Publication date: 6/1/2004
  • Series: St Antony's Series
  • Pages: 224
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Meet the Author

Steve Tsang is Director, Asian Studies Centre and Louis Cha Senior Research Fellow, St Antony's College, Oxford.

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Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgements
• War or Peace Across the Taiwan Strait—S.Tsang
• Structure and Process Behind Beijing's Policy Towards Taiwan—B.Yu
• Driving Forces Behind Taipei's Mailand Policy—C.Su
• China's Bottom Line and Incentives for a Peaceful Solution—S.Zhao
• Taiwan's Bottom Line—J-F.Yan
• The Role of the United States in Seeking a Peaceful Solution—A.D.Romberg
• China's Ability to use Force and its Calculations—J.T.Dreyer
• The Alternative to Peace: War Scenarios—A.N-D.Yang
• Peace Proposal One: The China Commonwealth Model—T-C.Kuo & R.H.Myers
• Peace Proposal Two: The Chinese Union Model—S.Tsang

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