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US Troops Have Been Secretly Stationed on Taiwan as Far Back as 2008, Pentagon Data Shows

Sputnik International

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.

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