Ex-Pacific Command head Harris calls for U.S. policy review on Taiwan

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Former U.S. Pacific Command chief Harry Harris has called on Washington to reassess its longstanding policy of keeping its commitment to Taiwan's defense ambiguous, warning that China is seeking to "dominate" the self-ruled island. China is on a quest to "first isolate and then dominate Taiwan," Harris, the U.S. ambassador to South Korea until January, said in a recent interview with Kyodo News, joining a chorus of warnings from the U.S. side over Beijing's stepped-up military pressure on Taipei. The U.S. administration of President Joe Biden has demanded that China cease its military, diploma...

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