Taiwan’s tightwad defense spending an expensive risk

Two Taiwan marines, Private First Class Tsai Po-yu (蔡博宇) and Staff Sergeant Chen Chih-jung (陳志榮), died after their inflatable boat overturned during a training accident on July 3.  Two other marines were hospitalized and one remains in critical condition. Unfortunately, accidents are part and parcel of combat training. And small boat operations are tricky in the best of […]