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May 06

Taiwan Security and the Future of U.S. - Taiwan Defense Cooperation

Location: The Heritage Foundation's Allison Auditorium

Panel I topics will include an update on the Defense Special Budget; the Anti-Secession Law and its impact on the debate; the pan-Green/pan-Blue stances on cross-strait dialogue; and the disconnect between Taiwan's vulnerabilities and its defense strategies/policies.

Panel II topics will include the growth of Taiwan's indigenous defense industry; business-to-business defense cooperation; investments in local industries and the new Tunglo Science Park; Taiwan's participation in the Comparative Testing Program; and the potential impact on local industry.

Please RSVP (acceptances only) to council@us-taiwan.org, online at www.us-taiwan.org, or via telephone at (703) 465-2930.

More About the Speakers

Session I - How Secure Is Taiwan?

Daniel Blumenthal
Resident Fellow in Asian Studies,
American Enterprise Institute

Dr. James Mulvenon
Deputy Director, Advanced Studies and Analysis, Center for Intelligence Research and Analysis

Moderator
John Tkacik
Senior Research Fellow in Asian Studies,
Asian Studies Center,
The Heritage Foundation


Session II - The Future of U.S.-Taiwan Defense Industry Cooperation

Dr. Chi Gou-chung
Deputy Minister, Taiwan National Science Council

Orion Y.P. Chang
Chairman National Defense Industrial Association of Sino

Moderator
Rupert Hammond-Chambers
President, U.S.-Taiwan Business Council

Hosted By

John J. Tkacik, Jr. John J. Tkacik, Jr.

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