It’s no secret that close relations with Taiwan are key to the United States’ policy of “extreme competition” with China. A main feature of this relationship has been the staggering amount of arms sales that US military contractors have made with the Taiwanese. Behind these deals stands the Project 2049 Institute. In this episode, we explore the 2049 Institute, its connections to neoconservatism, and the role that it plays in broader US/Taiwan/China relations, especially in facilitating the above-mentioned arms sales.
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