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If All Goes Well

Authors: Jerome A. Cohen, Adjunct Senior Fellow for Asia Studies, and Chen Yu-jie
July 10, 2008
South China Morning Post


The establishment of direct air and sea links between Taiwan and the mainland and the expansion of mainland tourism to Taiwan have justifiably attracted favourable worldwide attention. Yet these important steps—currently being implemented through cautious but good-faith co-operation on both sides of the Taiwan Strait—represent only the first stage of the greater cross-strait integration made possible by the election of Ma Ying-jeou.

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