23 Oct '11, 5am

Taiwan president's China peace plan triggers fury: Taiwan's opposition has reacted furiously to the peace treaty...

Taiwan president's China peace plan triggers fury: Taiwan's opposition has reacted furiously to the peace treaty...

TAIPEI - A call by Taiwan's president for a peace treaty with China, made as he campaigns for re-election, has drawn a stormy response and may fail to either win votes or curry favour with Beijing, analysts say. President Ma Ying-jeou, who is seeking a second term in January polls, created shockwaves when he said a week ago that the island should consider a treaty to formally end a civil war that in reality has been over since 1949. The high-risk strategy, which critics slammed as "surrender and unification" in disguise, already looks to have backfired, illustrating Ma's dilemma in trying to push a Beijing-friendly agenda without alienating domestic opinion. "He unnecessarily creates suspicion about what he wants and gives the opposition a chance to accuse him of selling out Taiwan," said George Tsai, a political scientist at the Chinese Culture University in Taipei. Taiwa...

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