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Topic - Hsin Chen
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.
"Once the current conflict escalates, there may be something beyond U.S. control, and that would not be in [the] U.S. national interest," he said.
"The United States must increase its role as a peacekeeper," Mr. Chen added.