July 8, 2007

SUCH AN ALLY DESERVES BETTER:

Taiwan Leader Vows to Pursue Vote on Island's Name (Edward Cody, 7/08/07, Washington Post)

President Chen Shui-bian said Taiwan will press ahead with a controversial referendum on whether the self-ruled island should apply for U.N. membership under the name Taiwan, dismissing U.S. objections as appeasement of China.

Indeed, it's one of W's few blindspots.

Posted by Orrin Judd at July 8, 2007 7:25 AM
Comments

Why trouble themselves to gain entry to the U.N. under any name? IMO, we should opt out while getting the headquarters out of the U.S. It really should be located in sub-Saharan Africa where its most important client states are located.

Posted by: erp at July 8, 2007 8:21 AM
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