'Your papers, please' must never be heard in America
Independent voices from the TWT Communities
The United States, which has carefully refrained from choosing sides in the simmering diplomatic row over a remote and rocky island chain in the East China Sea, needs to get more involved in the three-sided dispute or else risk it escalating, Taiwanese analysts say.
He warned that an escalation of the crisis could too easily spiral into all-out war.
"The United States must increase its role as a peacekeeper," Mr. Chen added.