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Pentagon: US Nearly Doubled Military Personnel Stationed in Taiwan This Year

Pentagon: US Nearly Doubled Military Personnel Stationed in Taiwan This Year

From: VOA

The United States has doubled its unofficial military presence in Taiwan over the past year in what specialists describe as the latest signal to China that Taiwan’s future remains a priority.

The increase from 20 personnel to 39 between December 31 and September 30 came with little fanfare, but it did coincide with a rare public acknowledgement by President Tsai Ing-wen in October that the U.S. military maintains a small presence in Taiwan.

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