US health secretary Alex Azar waves before leaving Taiwan from Taipei Songshan Airport on August 12. Photo: EPA-EFE/HandoutUS health secretary Alex Azar waves before leaving Taiwan from Taipei Songshan Airport on August 12. Photo: EPA-EFE/Handout
US health secretary Alex Azar waves before leaving Taiwan from Taipei Songshan Airport on August 12. Photo: EPA-EFE/Handout
Derek Grossman
Opinion

Opinion

Derek Grossman

Why Taiwan should be wary about its growing bond with the US

  • Taipei must consider the possibility that Washington is using it as a pawn to frustrate Beijing. There is disturbing evidence that US President Donald Trump considers relations with Taiwan expendable in the context of a deal he could make with China

US health secretary Alex Azar waves before leaving Taiwan from Taipei Songshan Airport on August 12. Photo: EPA-EFE/HandoutUS health secretary Alex Azar waves before leaving Taiwan from Taipei Songshan Airport on August 12. Photo: EPA-EFE/Handout
US health secretary Alex Azar waves before leaving Taiwan from Taipei Songshan Airport on August 12. Photo: EPA-EFE/Handout
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