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DivinBreuvage Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-23-03 12:06 AM
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30. Great post, Loz! And welcome to DU!
Thanks for providing the viewpoint of someone who actually lives in Taiwan. Not only that, but your post was very informative as well.

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  -China tells U.S. not to encourage Taiwan independence NNN0LHI  Nov-21-03 09:12 PM   #0 
  - I don't think the US (* not us)is listenning!!!  goforit   Nov-21-03 10:05 PM   #1 
  - Why don't the Chinese just take Taiwan?  freedomfrog   Nov-21-03 10:25 PM   #2 
  - You asked - so here's a "little" education  ConcernedCanuk   Nov-21-03 10:45 PM   #3 
  - Muckahi  0007   Nov-21-03 11:02 PM   #4 
  - ____ ? ? "Muckahi" ? ? _____ Just curious  ConcernedCanuk   Nov-21-03 11:18 PM   #5 
  - Thanks, ConcernedCanuk... but all this does  freedomfrog   Nov-21-03 11:29 PM   #6 
     - Here's your lesson: Test tomorrow!  dArKeR   Nov-21-03 11:32 PM   #7 
     - OK - why doesn't China just TAKE Taiwan - hmmm  ConcernedCanuk   Nov-21-03 11:53 PM   #8 
  - It's a big step  Mal   Nov-21-03 11:55 PM   #9 
  - They'll never invade.  Loz   Nov-22-03 10:52 PM   #26 
     - Great post, Loz! And welcome to DU!  freedomfrog   Nov-23-03 12:06 AM   #30 
  - Interesting situation. China  cliss   Nov-21-03 11:56 PM   #10 
  - "we really do have madmen at the helm, don't we" Right !!!!  ConcernedCanuk   Nov-22-03 12:02 AM   #11 
  - Why China doesn't just take Taiwan  Johnyawl   Nov-22-03 01:52 AM   #12 
  - it has to do with economy  sujan   Nov-22-03 02:55 AM   #13 
  - why don't you explain how...  Johnyawl   Nov-22-03 12:42 PM   #14 
     - yea  sujan   Nov-22-03 02:21 PM   #15 
        - They don't yet have a well equiped Navy  Johnyawl   Nov-22-03 03:15 PM   #17 
           - I tend to agree with your analysis  teryang   Nov-22-03 10:39 PM   #25 
  - Is China currently expanding their naval forces at all?  NickB79   Nov-22-03 03:47 PM   #18 
  - Who would they blockade?  Muddleoftheroad   Nov-22-03 04:29 PM   #19 
  - It's not that simple to built a modern military  Johnyawl   Nov-22-03 05:21 PM   #20 
  - If China were to build up their Navy, it'd take many, many years  ProudGerman   Nov-22-03 05:37 PM   #21 
     - Chinese missile capability  pdove   Nov-22-03 07:51 PM   #22 
        - Well, yes, but...  Johnyawl   Nov-22-03 08:57 PM   #23 
           - Are we safe from Sunburn missile?  pdove   Nov-22-03 11:01 PM   #27 
              - Here's a link from the Chinese Navy on the Sunburn...  Media_Lies_Daily   Nov-22-03 11:52 PM   #28 
                 - We better not intervene directly  pdove   Nov-23-03 12:19 AM   #31 
                 - In an conventional war over Taiwan we would win easily  Johnyawl   Nov-23-03 01:25 PM   #33 
                    - My question is:  pdove   Nov-23-03 02:44 PM   #37 
                       - War is risk...  Johnyawl   Nov-23-03 08:24 PM   #39 
                          - They might indeed sacrifice everything  Muddleoftheroad   Nov-23-03 09:15 PM   #40 
                          - I guess we are very confident to defeat China over Taiwan.  pdove   Nov-23-03 09:49 PM   #41 
                 - A dose of reality about the sunburn  Johnyawl   Nov-23-03 01:10 PM   #32 
                    - In tandem with your thots ond how the DoD justifies expenditures  ConcernedCanuk   Nov-23-03 01:33 PM   #34 
                       - I've been wondering lately  Johnyawl   Nov-23-03 02:07 PM   #36 
                       - Thanks  Muddleoftheroad   Nov-23-03 07:36 PM   #38 
  - THANK YOU, Johnyawl and ProudGerman, for the great explanations.  freedomfrog   Nov-22-03 10:04 PM   #24 
     - The Chinese military may not be the equivalent of the U.S. military,...  Media_Lies_Daily   Nov-22-03 11:58 PM   #29 
        - They're modernizing, but it's not that quick a process  Johnyawl   Nov-23-03 01:58 PM   #35 
  - Taiwan  Muddleoftheroad   Nov-22-03 02:33 PM   #16 
 

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