China's Taiwan Policy in the Wake of "One Country on Each Side"

  title={China's Taiwan Policy in the Wake of "One Country on Each Side"},
  author={B. Glaser},
  journal={American Foreign Policy Interests},
  pages={515 - 524}
  • B. Glaser
  • Published 2002
  • Political Science
  • American Foreign Policy Interests
hile taping a video for a Taiwanese group in Japan on August 3, 2002, Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian declared that separate countries now exist on either side of the Taiwan Strait and asked 23 million Taiwan residents to consider legislation on holding a referendum to decide the island’s future. Two days later, a spokesman for the cabinet-level Taiwan Affairs Office condemned Chen for reneging on his earlier five no’s pledge1 and for “an open provocation” that would “bring disaster to Taiwan… Expand


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