Report: Cross-Strait stability eroding; robust funding of INDOPACOM priorities urgent

By Jason Sherman / November 17, 2021 at 10:39 AM
Taiwan’s ability to deter war with mainland China is “in a period of dangerous uncertainty” requiring Congress to take “urgent measures” to strengthen the credibility of U.S. military deterrence, according to a new report. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission's 2021 annual report to Congress , released today, finds that decades of improvements by China’s armed forces “have fundamentally transformed the strategic environment” and weakened military deterrence across the Taiwan Strait. China regards Taiwan -- an island democracy with...

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