Taiwan Communique emblemTaiwan Communiqué no. 108, April 2006

TABLE OF CONTENTS
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  • National Unification Council RIP
    • President Chen axes a dysfunctional relic
    • Letter to President Bush by FAPA President Lee
    • Is the US asleep at the wheel? by the Taipei Times
  • Where does Mr. Ma Ying-jeou’s loyalty lie?
    • by Gerrit van der Wees
  • What “status quo” is the US preserving?
    • by Iris Ho
  • The Taiwan arms budget stalemate drags on
    • The KMT fails to move
    • Ma Ying-jeou characteristically vague
    • The submarine issue surfaces again
    • China in the Quadrennial Defense Review

  • Mr. Hu Jintao comes to Washington
    • Let history not repeat itself by Kin-ming Liu
  • Report from Washington
    • Towards a US-Taiwan Free Trade Agreement by Coen Blaauw
    • Congress pushes for high-level visits
  • Book Review
    • Forbidden Nation by Jonathan Manthorpe, reviewed by Timothy Bradberry

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