(Taiwan News) More than 65 percent of Taiwanese say they are willing to fight to defend the country’s democratic system against military force by China, according to an opinion poll released Friday (July 19).
The Taiwan Foundation for Democracy commissioned the survey from the Election Study Center at National Chengchi University. The annual poll about democratic values has been conducted since 2011, but for the first time it also included questions about fake news, the Central News Agency reported.
Turning to the willingness of people to defend democracy against the use of force by China, 36.3 percent of respondents said they were “very prepared” to fight in order to defend Taiwan, with 31.9 percent saying they were “prepared.” Only 10.2 percent said they were not willing and another 10.3 percent completely unwilling to fight.
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