By: Matt Yu, Chen Yun-yu and Emerson Lim
Su Tzu-yun (蘇紫雲), a senior analyst at the government-funded Institute for National Defense and Security Research (INDSR), told CNA on Monday that the act, which supports Taiwan's defense capacity and international participation, can be viewed from both military and diplomatic perspectives.
From a military perspective, it indicates that American sales of armaments to Taiwan is shifting from what has been a trend of "regularization" to a trend of "normalization," Su said.
"It means that the process of transferring U.S. defense articles to Taiwan will be more flexible, more institutionalized and met with less political interference," Su argued. [FULL STORY]