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A China-Taiwan handshake, 66 years in the making

...handshake had seemed impossible.Sixty-six years ago, in 1949, Chiang Kai-shek retreated to an island across the Taiwan Strait as Mao Zedong's forces took control of mainland China. Each man claimed to be the true leader of all of China...
Nation and World
This Day in History Kashmir and ease tensions with neighboring India. A China Airlines jumbo jet flying to Hong Kong crashed in the Taiwan Strait, killing all 225 people on board. A passenger train and a freight train collided in southern Mozambique, killing...
It's not just the Russians who are spying on the US

...behind many cyber intrusions against the United States. Why? In 1995, the U.S. Navy humiliated the PLA during the Taiwan Strait Crisis by a massive show of force, as not one but two aircraft carrier battle groups sailed unmolested between the...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...sense of restraint should prevail as arms sales to Taiwan are weighed. U.S. policy seeks to maintain peace in the Taiwan Strait. Taiwan's ability to defend itself against aggression buttresses the prospects for peace. The trick is not to arm...
China-Taiwan relations hold key to stability in East Asia

...up in large numbers for "American fried chicken" and cola at the popular Fisherman's Wharf in this port near the Taiwan Strait - understand those realities better than most. They have no choice except to deal with China; that interaction can...


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