A resurgent China will not be bullied and intimidated by the United States, says Dennis Etler, an American political analyst who has a decades-long interest in international affairs.
Etler, a former professor of Anthropology at Cabrillo College in Aptos, California, made the remarks in an interview with Press TV on Tuesday after the US State Department approved the proposed sale to Taiwan of spare parts for military aircraft worth up to $330 million.
China on Tuesday strongly objected to the United States for approving proposed arms sales to Taiwan, warning that providing the self-ruled island with arms would breach Chinese sovereignty and do “severe damage” to bilateral relations with Washington.
The US Congress has 30 days to raise unlikely objections to the sale.
The deal, which covers parts for Taiwan’s F-16, C-130, F-5, Indigenous Defense Fighters, and other aircraft systems, was announced by US defense officials on…