"The two sides has entered a quasi-state of war"? Island scholars column "eight evidence", the Taiwan Mainland Affairs Council and attempt to shirk responsibility
Source: Global Times
[Global Times special correspondent Cheng Dong] island network recent hot topic is to restore conscription, "cell are soldiers" and "the American people are willing to support Taiwan and continental operations, "and so, even if opinion polls claimed that the mainland" Cambrian ", then as many as seven or eight Taiwanese willing to fight. The island's well-known cross-strait issues Chao Chien-min experts believe that this result "definitely false" and based on "eight evidence" that the two sides has entered a "quasi-state of war."
"cross-strait Development Research Foundation" held "to resolve cross-strait deadlock Feasibility of" news conference on the 24th. According to "United Daily News" reported on the 25th, Taiwan's Chinese Culture University, Dean of Social Sciences, Chao Chien-min said that the current cross-strait relations is 40 years, the most critical moment, he judged from the eight indicators of cross-strait relations have entered a quasi-state of war: First, Taiwan's "Defense Department "began to mobilize reserve forces, representatives recognize that the problem is not as serious; Second, the PLA military aircraft frequently cross the so-called" Taiwan Strait center line "on behalf of" tacit truce "ceased to exist; the third is the mainland's Taiwan policy makers related to the increasingly fierce speech, a few days ago has said, "If Taiwan independence relying on foreign forces, the earth was moving across the Taiwan Strait"; Fourth mainland revise the "national defense law", the new "development interests are threatened" war is one of the conditions; fifth, Hong Kong, mainland China promulgated the national security Act; six expand cross-strait "arms race"; seven is the DPP initiative to promote cross-strait economic decoupling; Eighth, the Taiwan side to increase controls on cross-strait exchanges.
participate in the press conference of the continent honorary professor at Tamkang University Zhao Hill that the two sides is imperative that "fate and avoid war", the current lack of cross-strait communication channels, even almost no dealings with think tanks, both sides will be just one action Interpretation towards negative. In addition, the US presidential election also catalyze further worsen cross-strait relations. He said that the current mainland to Taiwan is still the military, "diplomatic" pressure-based, have not resorted to trade means, do not want to show China to resolve the war, leading to Taiwan's "people emptied, emptied of money," but still will deter, based "Wu scared" approach. "Cross-strait Development Research Foundation," Ting Shou-chung, chairman threw out the "one country, two governments", said the current cross-strait soldiers fierce war crisis, mutatis mutandis, the "one country, two governments" model "to resolve the current impasse on the basis of mutual recognition of the reality."
Chao Chien-min is not only a university professor, had also served as vice chairman of Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council, said that the theory can be both cross-strait relations, but also in practice. Therefore, his words caused the authorities concerned. MAC evening of 24 responded that there is no comment for the views of scholars, "but peaceful and stable cross-strait relations, both sides have a responsibility." It is clearly an attempt to shirk responsibility rigid cross-strait relations to the mainland side.
Many Taiwan media noted that the United States and mainland China continues military aircraft in the contest over the Taiwan Strait. 25, which tracks the dynamics of military aircraft Twitter account "aircraft Rye" day to upload a picture display, two US B-1B strategic bomber flying towards the southeast of the direction of Taiwan. That night Taiwan "Defense Ministry" also known as the People's Liberation Army a Y-8 anti-submarine aircraft into the Southwest Taiwan air defense identification zone activities. This is the People's Liberation Army military aircraft on October 15th to enter the Taiwan air defense identification zone.
"Taiwan International Strategic Studies" and "Taiwan Institute of International Studies," 24 released the latest poll, 81.4% of respondents that's more than people on both sides exchange dealings, 13.2% disapprove; if select a keyword describing the vision of cross-strait relations, 90.4 percent of respondents chose "peace." If for Taiwan's "declaration of independence" and the Taiwan Strait caused by the war, 66.0% of the respondents expressed their willingness to "defend Taiwan" to fight; and if it is the ratio of active to send troops to attack Taiwan, the mainland, Taiwan is willing to fight the increase to 77.6%. The survey also shows that if the Sino-US conflict affecting the security of Taiwan, 58.7% of respondents said the United States is willing to fight side by side against the continent; if cross-strait war, 55.1% believe that the United States would send troops to help defend Taiwan, 32.8% do not think so. Chao Chien-min frankly very worried for the poll results, the authorities are now cross-strait policy is the worst policy, but some people still support, while Taiwan's "national security" risk should be a high risk, but people do not think the two sides will go to war. He believes that over 60% seventy percent of people are willing to fight for Taiwan's results "definitely false", probably because earlier asked a question about the US defense of Taiwan affected. "Even the soldiers are afraid of, but also fight on the battlefield of life and death? Possible?" Many netizens responded by saying that this is the year to see the funniest joke, "petition for the independence fight, first established life and death, especially those Strawberry, parents rely on family, unaware, first fill volunteer card to prepare properly stored on the first battlefield. " It was also directly said, "I am the remaining 22.4%, to the time the war do not find me."
"China Times" 24 published a commentary said the United States and mainland for confrontation, pulling on the front lines in Taiwan, the DPP for their own political interests, also followed with performances, call on the web Hansha punch, straight up the atmosphere of cross-strait confrontation, the war has not yet begun, we have paid a heavy price. For example, to deal with the PLA fighters around Taiwan, Taiwan's "defense minister" has proven out more than 2,000 aircraft sorties, costly up to NT $ 25.5 billion yuan. In addition, the next few years, Taiwan's total funding of US military procurement is estimated at NT $ 764.7 billion yuan, "We would rather take the money to buy arms, but at the expense of people's livelihood and the economy, this cost you?" The article said that Taiwan has a more serious structural problems that are young people on the battlefield, while Taiwan's population aging problem is very serious, "we do not think about how to create an environment to live and work, but also everywhere want war, and even got the cell are soldiers, so young dare baby do? "