By Ilya Tsukanova
November 9, 2021
Last month, US media reported that small numbers of US Marines and special operations soldiers have been secretly training troops in Taiwan for at least a year, potentially in violation of agreements between Washington and Beijing. Taiwan’s president later confirmed the deployment, prompting Chinese media to warn that the issue could spark a war.
The US has kept small numbers of troops deployed on Taiwan since at least 2008, internal Pentagon data has revealed.