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Law’s Juscelino Colares says Taiwain refuses to embrace an asymmetric defense posture

Taiwan belongs to Taiwanese—with or without US support?
International Business TimesJuscelino Colares, the Schott-van den Eynden Professor of Law, said Taiwan has refused to publicly embrace an asymmetric defense posture, commonly known as the “porcupine strategy,” leading some geopolitical experts to argue that Taiwan is free-riding on American support. “Taiwan’s strategy seems wise and cogently attuned to developments in the U.S. military and economic policy,” he said.