U.S. Strengthening Deterrence in Taiwan Strait
DOD: "A major conflict in the strait would result in thousands of casualties and jeopardize more than $2 trillion dollars in global economic activity, igniting a global economic depression."
Department of Defense: The Defense Department is working with other government agencies, allies, and friends to strengthen deterrence across the Taiwan Strait to ensure peace and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific region, Ely Ratner told the House Armed Services Committee today.
Ratner, the assistant secretary of defense for Indo-Pacific security affairs, te…