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New Opportunities and Challenges for Taiwan's Security

@inproceedings{Cliff2011NewOA,
  title={New Opportunities and Challenges for Taiwan's Security},
  author={R. Cliff and Phillip C. Saunders and Scott Warren Harold},
  year={2011}
}
On November 7, 2009, the conference 'Cross-Strait Relations: New Opportunities and Challenges for Taiwan's Security' brought together leading experts on political and military issues from both the United States and Taiwan to consider how a range of political, economic, and military factors are likely to shape Taiwan's security over the coming decade. The panelists' papers, included in these proceedings, represent a variety of views and analyses. One-liner: A November 2009 conference brought… 
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