‘Drugs can defeat Taiwan’s troops,’ lawmaker warns

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/02/22
By: Christie Chen, Liu Kuan-ting and Su Lung-chi

Taipei, Feb. 22 (CNA) Following the discovery of a substance believed to be drugs at a military air base in Taichung, central Taiwan, alarmed opposition Kuomintang (KMT) lawmakers on Wednesday said that drugs alone would defeat Taiwanese troops.

The finding raised the issue of possible substance abuse in the military.

If drugs are being sold on military bases, there is no point sending Taiwanese troops into battle or wasting money on missiles or aircraft carriers, KMT Legislator Chiang Chi-chen (江啟臣) said at a press conference.

“Class-three drugs can undermine Taiwan’s military,” Chiang said.    [FULL  STORY]

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