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  Which Taiwan option would be preferable? (search mode)
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#1Taiwan is absorbed into the PRC  
#2Taiwan joins as a US state for protection against China  
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« on: February 04, 2019, 12:42:01 pm »

My long-term hope is that the U.S. "trades" Taiwan for North Korea. By that I mean that the U.S. announces that it will no longer protect Taiwan (Taiwan would then ideally become a semi-autonomous part of China), and in return, China cuts off all trade with North Korea. Hopefully, the North Korean regime would semi-peacefully collapse, the U.S. could withdraw the ~20,000 soldiers stationed in South Korea, and China and the U.S. would be much less likely to get involved in WW3.
Using 24 million taiwanese people as nothing more than a bargaining chip? That sounds lovely.
The status quo is preferable to both this and either of the options in the poll.
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