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Trump Chinese adviser casts doubt on F-16 sales to Taiwan

26 July 2019
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Despite recent news reports to the contrary, F-16 sales to Taiwan are not a done deal for the Trump administration, according to an adviser on Chinese issues to US President Donald Trump.

Trump has not yet approved any F-16 sales to Taiwan, Michael Pillsbury, Trump adviser and senior fellow and director for Chinese Strategy at the Washington think tank Hudson Institute said on 25 July during a panel discussion at the Atlantic Council's Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security.

"The sale of F-16s to Taiwan, I think, has not gone through," said Pillsbury, who was part of the Trump administration's transition team.

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