A US Air Force C-146A Wolfhound landed on Taiwan on Thursday just days after Sandra Oudkirk arrived to take up a position as director of the American Institute in Taiwan once she has completed quarantine requirements. Photo: Handout A US Air Force C-146A Wolfhound landed on Taiwan on Thursday just days after Sandra Oudkirk arrived to take up a position as director of the American Institute in Taiwan once she has completed quarantine requirements. Photo: Handout
A US Air Force C-146A Wolfhound landed on Taiwan on Thursday just days after Sandra Oudkirk arrived to take up a position as director of the American Institute in Taiwan once she has completed quarantine requirements. Photo: Handout

Beijing angered by US Air Force plane’s short stop in Taiwan as de facto ambassadors change over

  • As director of the American Institute in Taiwan Brent Christensen leaves and Sandra Oudkirk arrives, Beijing lets its anger be known
  • Observers say the openness of the 30-minute ‘touch-and-go’ visit was a sign of deepening US-Taiwan relations

Topic |   US-China relations
A US Air Force C-146A Wolfhound landed on Taiwan on Thursday just days after Sandra Oudkirk arrived to take up a position as director of the American Institute in Taiwan once she has completed quarantine requirements. Photo: Handout A US Air Force C-146A Wolfhound landed on Taiwan on Thursday just days after Sandra Oudkirk arrived to take up a position as director of the American Institute in Taiwan once she has completed quarantine requirements. Photo: Handout
A US Air Force C-146A Wolfhound landed on Taiwan on Thursday just days after Sandra Oudkirk arrived to take up a position as director of the American Institute in Taiwan once she has completed quarantine requirements. Photo: Handout
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