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Taiwan tensions

U.S. expands training of Taiwanese military with National Guard

Effort to enhance China deterrence reflects growing concern on potential crisis

A military drill in Taiwan. Past U.S. training of Taiwan's military often involved the use of weapons sold to Taipei.   © Reuters

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. has expanded training provided to the military of Taiwan, sources familiar with the situation have told Nikkei.

The National Guard, a state-based American mlitary force, began training the Taiwanese military some time before spring 2022.

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