The USA refuses to formally recognize Taiwan as an independent country. Are we afraid of China?

The USA trades with Taiwan, provides Taiwan with weaponry and is currently about to sell them cruise missiles to deter China, and we have a defense pact with Taiwan. 

We already treat Taiwan like they're an independent country and so why don't we recognize them as such? 

The world should.

China has always said they will invade Taiwan but they'll never actually do it. Its all empty threats.

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    If we're not gonna nuke China, we should just stay out of Asia and let God sort it out. Same as Israel and the Middle East.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Scared to Death. Now!

    The United States and Taiwan enjoy a robust unofficial relationship. Under Jimmy Carter (D), The 1979 U.S.-P.R.C. Joint Communique switched diplomatic recognition from Taipei to Beijing. In the Joint Communique, the United States recognized the Government of the People’s Republic of China as the sole legal government of China, acknowledging the Chinese position that there is but one China and Taiwan is part of China.

    https://www.state.gov/u-s-relations-with-taiwan/

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Why should usa recognise Taiwan? 

    It's none of America's business 

  • 2 months ago

    Perhaps we just spend some money at home? Same as Israel? We got stuff to deal with here. Thought that was Trump's thing? Apparently not.

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