Former US serviceman reveals US troops in Okinawa ‘there to protect Taiwan’

The former US Navy serviceman was replying to a TIME magazine Facebook post, Taiwan media took notice

Taiwan News
Date: 2019/01/03
By: Duncan DeAeth, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following Xi Jinping’s Jan. 2 speech addressing relations between China and Taiwan, many western media outlets predictably focused on the General Secretary’s threat of using force to take over Taiwan.

TIME Magazine published such an article entitled “Xi Jinping Says Taiwan Unification with China is inevitable,” to which one Facebook (FB) commentator provided a provocative response.

A man with the FB user name Justin Langton responded to TIME magazine’s FB post with the following.

Taiwanese media, notably Apple Daily, quickly took notice, with the headline “Xi Jinping’s debacle: former U.S. serviceman in Okinawa exposes U.S. troops ready to defend Taiwan.” (習近平崩潰, 前沖繩美軍爆料:有在協防台灣).    [FULL  STORY]

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