TAIWAN Will Not Bow Down in front of Communist China

TAIWAN Will Not Bow Down in front of Communist China

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TAIWAN Will Not Bow Down in front of Communist China

China considers Taiwan as a renegade province and has warned it would seize Taiwan by force if necessary even as the country ramps up its military.
This is a huge empty boast of Chinese Communist Party. In case they had the capability then they would have done it by now.

Amid with fresh tensions with Taiwan, China’s foreign ministry has once again made a snide remark today that despite Taiwan increasing its military budget next year its “fight against the mainland is like a worm shaking a tree.”

“Taiwan’s independence is a dead-end for sure,” China’s foreign ministry spokesman said, adding, “Taiwan is spending taxpayers money on national defence, no matter how much money it spends, Taiwan is a very small place and its “fight against the mainland is like a worm shaking a tree.”
The United States is bound by Congress to provide Taiwan with arms to defend itself. Taiwan had split in 1949 after when Chiang Kai-shek’s nationalists had to abandon his country in face of the Mao’s Communist Army and created another country named Formusa which got renamed as Taiwan. Thus this democratic Country has been the source of recurrent tension between USA and China.

Taiwan has around 215,000 soldiers and a defence budget of $12 billion compared with China’s estimated two million armed forces backed by a budget of $178 billion, according to AFP data. China also possesses sophisticated Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBM) along with two aircraft carriers including nuclear-powered submarines.

However can China deploy all its forces against Taiwan ? It cannot. Also for an amphibious assault it will require at least 6:1 superiority, which it dies not possess. And now India too is building up its relationship with Taiwan.

China considers Taiwan as a renegade province and has warned it would seize Taiwan by force if necessary even as the country ramps up its military. Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has rejected “one China” policy even as President Xi had said last year that Taiwan’s reunification with the mainland was “inevitable”.

Amid tensions in the Taiwan Straits which has become a major flashpoint in recent months, the Trump administration has boosted Taiwan’s arsenal by selling 66 next-generation F-16 fighters including upgrading the country’s Patriot missiles.