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An America drowning in red ink is the land of the free no more
Topic - Yann-Huei Song
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.