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Unformatted text preview: problems in arid climates include desertification, salinization, and dessication Eastern Asia. I believe that Taiwan should be considered an independent country. After the republic of china was chased out of mainland china it sought refuge on the island of Taiwan. It has its own government, trades with neighboring countries, and was once recognized by the United States as an independent country. In 2008 in the Taiwanese presidential election the old nationalist party won the election, and governments of both Peoples Republic of china and the republic of china held a policy of mutual non-denial in which they both recognized (unofficially) each others existence as separate states....
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- Summer '08