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Richard C. Bush is senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and a former chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan, the mechanism through which the United States government conducts substantive relations with Taiwan in the absence of diplomatic relations. The opinions expressed here are solely his.
(CNN)Taiwan is the only Chinese-speaking society in the world that gives citizens the power to select their leaders through competitive free and fair elections.