Taiwanese soldiers manoeuvre during a military drill ahead of Taiwan's National Day in Taoyuan in 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE

Former US defence official calls US arms sales to Taiwan a catalyst for cross-Strait dialogue

  • Randall Schriver says the sales allow the self-governed island to negotiate with Beijing ‘without a gun to their heads’
  • The former senior defence official was a prime architect of America’s Indo-Pacific strategy
Topic |   Taiwan
Taiwanese soldiers manoeuvre during a military drill ahead of Taiwan's National Day in Taoyuan in 2018. Photo: EPA-EFE
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