Taiwan: Stop The War Of Words

Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian thinks he and his fellow Taiwanese don't get enough respect from mainland China's leadership in Beijing. He's right: Beijing continues to treat Taiwan as a renegade province that must be brought to heel. Lately, some Taiwanese executives who support Chen have complained that their factories on the mainland have been harassed by the authorities. China's leaders need to realize that tough words and actions are pushing Taiwan away, not bringing it closer.

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