National Affairs: FACTS ON FORMOSA

From October 1948 until the Korean invasion on June 25, 1950, Dean Acheson testified, the U.S. had "one policy, and one policy only" in regard to Formosa. "That policy was as follows: 1) first of all, it was understood and agreed that Formosa had strategic importance so far as the U.S. was concerned; 2) that strategic importance related to keeping Formosa out of the hands of a [hostile] power and did not concern occupying or using Formosa by the U.S.; 3) in the existing condition and strength of the armed forces of the U.S.,...

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