Taiwan buying U.S weapons, but where are they? | $14BN defense transfers backlog

In military drills after Pelosi's visit, China encircled the eastern side of Taiwan. Bellicose Xi Jinping's message - China can fully encircle Taiwan, thwarting any help. Amid invasion threat, Taiwan is facing a $14 billion backlog of U.S defense transfers. Some still-unfulfilled defense deals announced as far back as 2017. Big weapons backlog undermining U.S efforts to deny Beijing a free pass in the region. The U.S has flooded weapons into Ukraine, including items part of Taiwan’s backlog.

 
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