In TPP membership bid, nation needs to be prepared for ‘long game’: scholar

The China Post
March 31, 2015
By: Joseph Yeh

Taiwan needs to be prepared for a “long game” in its ongoing push to join the U.S.-led Trans

Scott Miller, a senior adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), right, speaks to the media during a press event held in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, March 26. (Photo by Joseph Yeh, The China Post)

Scott Miller, a senior adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), right, speaks to the media during a press event held in Washington, D.C. on Thursday, March 26. (Photo by Joseph Yeh, The China Post)

Pacific Partnership (TPP), an American scholar has said recently.

“It is in Taiwan’s interest to eventually be part of the TPP but it is important to play a long game here,” said Scott Miller, a senior adviser and the William M. Scholl Chair in International Business at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), during a press event held last Thursday in Washington, D.C.

Miller pointed out that Asian economic integration has always been a long game. What could make Taiwan’s possible joining of the TPP take even longer, however, is that the TPP itself could probably take longer to enlarge.     [FULL  STORY]

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