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Ukraine war is motivating Taiwan to better secure its own future

Implications of successful resistance to Russia sure to give Beijing something to worry about

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Tsai Ing-wen visits army reservist troop in Nanshipu on March 12: Their training is likely insufficient in the event of an all-out Chinese invasion.   © Reuters

Derek Grossman is a senior defense analyst at the nonprofit, nonpartisan RAND Corp. He formerly served as an intelligence adviser at the Pentagon.

Russia's brutal invasion of Ukraine has drawn obvious parallels to a potential Chinese invasion of Taiwan.

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