Why America Can’t Defend Taiwan

From Reuters, map of the West Pacific and East Asia. Taiwan is a blue dot right next to China, yellow icons show the locations of US and Allied bases, Guam towards the lower center and Hawai’i on the right. Image lacks scale, but Taiwan is about 100 miles from China, Guam and most of Japan 2,000 miles distant.
From Reuters — Taiwanese and Chinese military base locations in the Taiwan Strait region

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