Resolving Cross-Strait Relations Between China and Taiwan

  title={Resolving Cross-Strait Relations Between China and Taiwan},
  author={Jonathan I. Charney and J. Prescott},
  journal={American Journal of International Law},
  pages={453 - 477}
Much has been written about the legal relationship between China and Taiwan. The discussion often focuses on whether the People’s Republic of China (PRC) or the Republic of China (ROC) is the government of China or what entity has territorial sovereignty over Taiwan.1 It is hard to find definitive answers to these questions. This article seeks to reexamine aspects of the issues in the light of the relevant historical facts and contemporary international law. Although no conclusive answers are… Expand
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