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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
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. 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
In 1983 the FBI sent me to Taiwan to assist in a murder investigation of a United States citizen. ibid.
Every gang member in Taiwan will be in these books. ibid. rozzer
This island has been controlled by foreigners for a long time. ibid. Taiwanese guy
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
We will never allow anybody to separate Taiwan from China. Hu Jintao
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
There are almost 200 official countries in the world today but there are dozens more breakaway states determined to be separate. Simon Reeve, Holidays in the Danger Zone: Places that Don’t Exist I: Somaliland, BBC 2005
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
Each side shelled the other on alternate days and they both took Sunday off. ibid.
This narrow stretch of water is all that separates the People’s Republic of China ruled by the communist party from Taiwan, one of Asia’s most successful democracies. Inside Taiwan: Standing Up to China, BBC 2023
It’s got the potential to spark a global conflict that could threaten all of us. ibid.
China says it’s time for its breakaway province to return to the mainland. ibid.
This could be the most dangerous place on Earth. ibid.