Taiwan will invite US officials to visit three times a year to help assess its defence capabilities. Photo: EPATaiwan will invite US officials to visit three times a year to help assess its defence capabilities. Photo: EPA
Taiwan will invite US officials to visit three times a year to help assess its defence capabilities. Photo: EPA

Taiwan invites US to help gauge its military strength as analysts warn of growing threat from mainland China

  • Taipei’s request is first time it has publicly asked US to help assess its combat readiness and follows Donald Trump’s support for closer cooperation
  • Defence experts highlight PLA’s reform programme as posing an increasing challenge to the island’s military

Topic |   Taiwan
Taiwan will invite US officials to visit three times a year to help assess its defence capabilities. Photo: EPATaiwan will invite US officials to visit three times a year to help assess its defence capabilities. Photo: EPA
Taiwan will invite US officials to visit three times a year to help assess its defence capabilities. Photo: EPA
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