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February 3, 2000 | HENRY CHU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
China lashed out Wednesday at U.S. congressional efforts to boost military ties with Taiwan, warning the new American ambassador that already rocky Sino-U.S. relations could face further trouble. Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi summoned U.S. Ambassador Joseph Prueher to express China's "utmost indignation" at the passage of the Taiwan Security Enhancement Act by the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday. The legislation would establish direct military ties between the U.S.
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September 30, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
A U.S. missile sale to Taiwan includes an unusual condition: The weapons will not be handed over to the island unless China threatens an attack, a senior U.S. defense official said in Washington. The arrangement is designed to meet a U.S. arms export pledge to not introduce more offensive military capabilities into Asia. Taiwanese pilots will train with the missiles, designated the AIM-120C Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile, at U.S. ranges, the defense official said.
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September 30, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
A U.S. missile sale to Taiwan includes an unusual condition: The weapons will not be handed over to the island unless China threatens an attack, a senior U.S. defense official said in Washington. The arrangement is designed to meet a U.S. arms export pledge to not introduce more offensive military capabilities into Asia. Taiwanese pilots will train with the missiles, designated the AIM-120C Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile, at U.S. ranges, the defense official said.
NEWS
April 18, 2000 | NICK ANDERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Prominent congressional advocates of boosting Taiwan's defense denounced the Clinton administration's decision Monday to delay the sale of four destroyers equipped with sophisticated radar systems and other military hardware meant to help the island stave off threats from mainland China.
NEWS
August 5, 1999 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Against the backdrop of an increasingly dangerous test of wills between China and Taiwan, leading Senate Republicans faced off with the Clinton administration Wednesday over legislation to require stepped-up U.S. defense assistance to Taiwan. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Jesse Helms (R-N.C.), the primary author of the bill, said it is time to build up Taiwan's military capacity to resist Beijing's "bullying." He accused President Clinton of yielding to pressure from China.
NEWS
April 18, 2000 | NICK ANDERSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Prominent congressional advocates of boosting Taiwan's defense denounced the Clinton administration's decision Monday to delay the sale of four destroyers equipped with sophisticated radar systems and other military hardware meant to help the island stave off threats from mainland China.
NEWS
September 3, 1992 | JIM MANN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Bush Administration is sending a top State Department official to Beijing early next week to explain to the Chinese leadership the President's decision to reverse 10 years of American policy by permitting the sale of U.S. F-16 warplanes to Taiwan, Administration sources said Wednesday. The official, Assistant Secretary of State William Clark Jr., will argue that the Administration is not violating a 1982 arms communique worked out between the United States and China.
NEWS
September 29, 1990 | JIM MANN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Amid its intensive efforts to raise money overseas to help pay for military operations in the Persian Gulf, the Bush Administration recently turned down an unsolicited offer by Taiwan to contribute roughly $100 million to the United States, The Times has learned.
NEWS
July 24, 1999 | JIM MANN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Over the past three years, the Clinton administration has quietly forged an extensive military relationship with Taiwan, authorizing the Pentagon to conduct the kind of strategic dialogue with Taiwan's armed forces that had not been permitted by any previous administration since 1979, according to U.S. and Taiwanese sources.
NEWS
July 22, 1999 | BOB DROGIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a move likely to disappoint the Taiwanese government and please Beijing, President Clinton on Wednesday said he ordered the Pentagon to postpone a long-scheduled visit to Taiwan by a team of ballistic-missile experts and other officials who planned to assess the island's air-defense needs.
NEWS
February 3, 2000 | HENRY CHU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
China lashed out Wednesday at U.S. congressional efforts to boost military ties with Taiwan, warning the new American ambassador that already rocky Sino-U.S. relations could face further trouble. Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi summoned U.S. Ambassador Joseph Prueher to express China's "utmost indignation" at the passage of the Taiwan Security Enhancement Act by the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday. The legislation would establish direct military ties between the U.S.
NEWS
August 5, 1999 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Against the backdrop of an increasingly dangerous test of wills between China and Taiwan, leading Senate Republicans faced off with the Clinton administration Wednesday over legislation to require stepped-up U.S. defense assistance to Taiwan. Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Jesse Helms (R-N.C.), the primary author of the bill, said it is time to build up Taiwan's military capacity to resist Beijing's "bullying." He accused President Clinton of yielding to pressure from China.
NEWS
July 24, 1999 | JIM MANN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Over the past three years, the Clinton administration has quietly forged an extensive military relationship with Taiwan, authorizing the Pentagon to conduct the kind of strategic dialogue with Taiwan's armed forces that had not been permitted by any previous administration since 1979, according to U.S. and Taiwanese sources.
NEWS
July 22, 1999 | BOB DROGIN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In a move likely to disappoint the Taiwanese government and please Beijing, President Clinton on Wednesday said he ordered the Pentagon to postpone a long-scheduled visit to Taiwan by a team of ballistic-missile experts and other officials who planned to assess the island's air-defense needs.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 11, 1999 | CAITLIN LIU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jemeng Soh was 20 and a student at the National Taiwan University in 1979 when he heard the pulse-quickening news: The United States had decided to establish diplomatic relations with China and break all official ties to Taiwan.
NEWS
September 3, 1992 | JIM MANN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The Bush Administration is sending a top State Department official to Beijing early next week to explain to the Chinese leadership the President's decision to reverse 10 years of American policy by permitting the sale of U.S. F-16 warplanes to Taiwan, Administration sources said Wednesday. The official, Assistant Secretary of State William Clark Jr., will argue that the Administration is not violating a 1982 arms communique worked out between the United States and China.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 11, 1999 | CAITLIN LIU, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jemeng Soh was 20 and a student at the National Taiwan University in 1979 when he heard the pulse-quickening news: The United States had decided to establish diplomatic relations with China and break all official ties to Taiwan.
NEWS
September 2, 1992 | JIM MANN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Overturning a decade of U.S. policy toward China, President Bush has decided to clear the way for the sale of American F-16 warplanes to Taiwan to counteract Beijing's growing military power, Administration sources and congressional officials said Tuesday. The President is expected to make an official announcement today during a Texas trip.
NEWS
September 2, 1992 | JIM MANN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Overturning a decade of U.S. policy toward China, President Bush has decided to clear the way for the sale of American F-16 warplanes to Taiwan to counteract Beijing's growing military power, Administration sources and congressional officials said Tuesday. The President is expected to make an official announcement today during a Texas trip.
NEWS
December 22, 1990 | JIM MANN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Taiwan, worried about what it views as an increased threat from China's People's Liberation Army, has quietly been obtaining sophisticated new military equipment and technology from the United States. In recent months, over China's objections, the Bush Administration has cleared the way for the sale of new American-made Cobra attack helicopters it previously had denied to the Nationalist regime.
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