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94,769. If our present policy is to have any hope of success in Formosa, we must carefully conceal our wish to separate the island from mainland control. Dean Acheson
21,834. Portuguese sailors called it Formosa, or Beautiful Island. Since World War II it has gone by the Republic of China. But most Westerners know it as Taiwan. (GBH Films & Taiwan & Gangs: Taiwan) Formosa Betrayed 2009 starring James van der Beek & Wendy Crewson & John Heard & Will Tiao & Tzi Ma & Leslie Hope & Kenneth Tsang & Chelcie Ross, director Adam Kane, caption
21,835. In 1983 the FBI sent me to Taiwan to assist in a murder investigation of a United States citizen. (GBH Films & Taiwan) ibid.
21,836. Every gang member in Taiwan will be in these books. (GBH Films & Taiwan) ibid. detective
21,837. This island has been controlled by foreigners for a long time. (GBH Films & Taiwan) ibid. Taiwanese bloke
90,484. When I grew up, in Taiwan, the Korean War was seen as a good war, where America protected Asia. It was sort of an extension of World War II. And it was, of course, the peak of the Cold War. People in Taiwan were generally pro-American. The Korean War made Japan. And then the Vietnam War made Taiwan. There is some truth to that. Ang Lee
90,485. We will never allow anybody to separate Taiwan from China. Hu Jintao
90,486. The majority of Taiwan people cannot accept Taiwan becoming a second Hong Kong, nor can we accept Taiwan becoming a local government of the People’s Republic of China or a Special Administrative Region of China. Chen Shui-Bian
109,875. There are almost 200 official countries in the world today but there are dozens more breakaway states determined to be separate. (Somalia & Transnistria & Moldova & Taiwan & Georgia & Azerbaijan) Simon Reeve, Holidays in the Danger Zone: Places that Don’t Exist I: Somaliland, BBC 2005
109,884. The communists defeated Chinese nationalists who then fled to the island of Taiwan and took over. Taiwan has since become a stable democracy but China views it as a renegade province and wants it back. No major nation recognises Taiwan as a separate country. Simon Reeve, Holidays in the Danger Zone: Places that Don’t Exist III: Taiwan
109,885. Each side shelled the other on alternate days and they both took Sunday off. ibid.