Re: Can Taiwan Really Achieve Independence?
- From: "Enkil" <nospam@xxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 10 Mar 2006 18:03:19 +0800
"Enkil" <nospam@xxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
On 9 Mar 2006 16:48:51 -0800, ".·:*¨¨*:·. ® George Ramayah T
.·:*¨¨*:·." <georgefernandez2004@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
You forgot that Taiwan's present Government is dominated by the
native Taiwanese not the mainlander Han Chinese from Chiang Kai Sek
era. It's only natural they want independence from China more
urgently than ever. Taiwan being one of the pwerhouse of Asia also
wants to have it's voices heard on many issues facing it and
participates in international events without China protests. Right
now they can't do just that.
Everyone should also realise that there is no international
diplomatic support for an a Taiwan independent of China. You can
argue till "The cows come home to roost" but the fact remains that
only the US may itervene. But even the US officially recognizes
that there is only one China and Taiwan is part of China. That is
an issue the US government will have to resolve by themsleves.
The second reality is that Taiwan, even with the support of the US
seventh fleet, cannot hold out against a Chinese military assault.
The US and maybe other countries may embargo China or whatever
should the shooting start. The fact remains that Taiwan will lose
regardless of what happens to China afterwards. Should this be the
outcome the Taiwanese leaders who forced this issue will be in
Chinese hands and they will be punished severely for bringing about
an unecessary war. The current status quo is acceptable to China. Any
move towards TI
and a war will be the responsibility of whoever is in charge of
No, the responsibility lies on those that start shooting.
Fortunately the current President of ROC is a lame duck
leader. He alone cannot bring about TI. There is no need for
anyone in Taiwan, China or anywhere else to get exscited abiout
anything CSB says.
CSB says he will maintain status quo. Maybe a little more attention
should be paid to what he says. But then I suppose it's funner to
Well, people will certainly pay more attention to what he says only
if he is able
to keep his words.
He's been president for nearly 6 years now and still hasn't declared
independence. Don't let yourself get so worked up about what he does.