'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.
"We have not heard any positive [statements of] support from the United States government," he added.
Such cooperation should include "a trilateral mechanism among [fisheries and law enforcement agencies of] China, Taiwan and Japan to avoid escalation of conflicts in disputed waters," he said.