USA—Trump Administration Divided Over Proposed Arms Sales To Taiwan

Wall Street Journal | 06/18/2019

White House officials are divided over the possible sale of $2 billion worth of tanks and missile systems to Taiwan, reports the Wall Street Journal.  Several members of the administration feel that the deal could exacerbate tensions with Beijing amid efforts to resolve the ongoing trade dispute, according to three officials.  Chinese President Xi Jinping could use the sale as another excuse not to meet with President Trump on the sidelines of the Group of 20 summit in Japan later...

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