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Smoke and mirrors as US arms suppliers meet with Taiwanese

Lockheed Martin, Raytheon, Boeing and other leading US defense contractors sat around a table with their Taiwanese counterparts in Taipei on Thursday, but there was no military hardware on show. Wary of provoking China, delegates at the Taiwan-US Defense Business Forum in the southern port city of Kaohsiung wanted it known that they were talking, not […]