By: Timothy Huang and Christie Chen
New York, April 9 (CNA) The United States should continue to inform
Beijing that cross-Taiwan Strait relations can only be pursued in the absence of threat or use of force, according to a report released by a U.S. non-profit policy organization.
While recent remarks by President-elect Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) indicated a desire to work constructively with China, some heightened tensions can be expected in the run-up to her May 20 inauguration, Stephen M. Young, a former director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), wrote in the report.
The report, titled “Building a Regional Order in East Asia: Community, Competition, Conflict,” was released at the end of March by the New York-based National Committee on American Foreign Policy, an organization dedicated to the resolution of conflicts that threaten U.S. interests. [FULL STORY]