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Regional partners the key to Taiwan's long term security

Taipei should not keep all its eggs in Washington's basket

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USA is formed by lighting on the Taipei Grand Hotel to thank the U.S., which will give Taiwan 750,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine on June 6: Taiwan should drop Daddy America patronage.   © AP

Akhil Ramesh is a nonresident fellow at Pacific Forum, a foreign policy research institute based in Honolulu, Hawaii.

The botched withdrawal from Afghanistan not only sounded the death knell for American unipolarity, but it was a wake-up call to U.S. allies and partners around the globe to reevaluate their overreliance on Washington for their security and defense needs.

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