posted on Jun, 3 2007 @ 01:24 PM
ARE THESE PEOPLE CRAZY? Mainland China has made it abundantly clear that they consider Taiwan a renegade province, which, historically speaking it is.
They have also made it abundantly clear that if Taiwan attempts session they will invade. And, given the United States long standing policy to defend
the island from invasion, such an act would surely provoke a war, a war we could never win.
It is interesting to note that other former defense officials dispute this, but given the track record, their credibility is rather strained.
Ideologues in office scare the p out of me. Give me a cold blooded pragmatist any day; for all their faults, pragmatists aren't going to reshape the
world according to any ideology.
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[edit on 3-6-2007 by grover]