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Taiwan Strives to Bolster Forces in Response to Beijing Sabre-Rattling

(Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-wen has pledged to reform the country’s reserve force in her second term. Source: "Reuters"/ The "Financial Times.")

By: Kathrin Hille | FINANCIAL TIMES | 

Analysts say Taipei’s best bet at deterring an invasion is to bolster its reserves[.] … “These young men are a latent capability that could make a tremendous difference,” said Ian Easton, an expert on the Taiwanese military at the Project 2049 Institute[.] … “If they were invaded, the reserve would be one of their greatest hopes.” … 

Read the full article in the Financial Times.