Taiwan’s US-made F-16 fighter jets fly in formation while releasing flares during the island’s annual Han Kuang military exercises, in the southeast of Taipei in May 2007. Photo: Reuters

Taiwan’s call for realistic defences against China may find a sympathetic ear in the Trump White House

Michal Thim says even though Taiwan was not the focus of the latest talks with Beijing, the Trump team is aware that ties with Taipei and defence support are key to peace in the Western Pacific

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Taiwan’s US-made F-16 fighter jets fly in formation while releasing flares during the island’s annual Han Kuang military exercises, in the southeast of Taipei in May 2007. Photo: Reuters
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