June 08, 2021

US National Security official says Washington taking action to maintain Taiwan Strait peace

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. National Security Council (NSC) coordinator for Indo-Pacific Affairs, Kurt Campbell, on Tuesday (June 8) said that the last thing the world needs is the deterioration of stability in the Taiwan Strait.

Campbell participated in an online dialogue that afternoon with Richard Fontaine, CEO of the Center for a New American Security, as part of the center’s 2021 National Security Conference. The NSC coordinator stated that the most important thing the U.S. can do is to “adopt a comprehensive set of measures to seek to enhance deterrence, maintain peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait, and enable Taiwan to live in peace.”

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  • Kurt Campbell

    Deputy Secretary of State, CNAS Co-Founder and former Board Chairman

    Kurt M. Campbell was confirmed by the Senate on February 6, 2024, and sworn in as the 22nd Deputy Secretary of State on February 12, 2024. Prior to assuming this position, Dep...

  • Richard Fontaine

    Chief Executive Officer

    Richard Fontaine is the Chief Executive Officer of CNAS. He served as President of CNAS from 2012–19 and as Senior Fellow from 2009–12. Prior to CNAS, he was foreign policy ad...