China Responds to Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement
April 17, 2014
China Responds to Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement
Chinese officials have begun rolling out new cross-Strait policies in the wake of the Sunflower Movement.
China Responds to Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement
After Taiwan Protests, Chinese Leaders Stress Continued Cross-Strait Ties
April 12, 2014
After Taiwan Protests, Chinese Leaders Stress Continued Cross-Strait Ties
Beijing wants to carry on as normal with cross-strait relations. Will that be possible after the Sunflower Movement?
After Taiwan Protests, Chinese Leaders Stress Continued Cross-Strait Ties
Taiwan's Protests: Yes, This Is Democracy
April 11, 2014
Taiwan's Protests: Yes, This Is Democracy
The Taiwan protests aren't a sign of "winter" for Taiwan's democracy - they are democracy.
Taiwan's Protests: Yes, This Is Democracy
US House Approves Frigate Sale to Taiwan
April 10, 2014
US House Approves Frigate Sale to Taiwan
The House approved the sale of 4 naval frigates to Taiwan while reaffirming its commitment to the Taiwan Relations Act.
US House Approves Frigate Sale to Taiwan
Why Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement Will Fail
April 08, 2014
Why Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement Will Fail
The Sunflower Movement might actually speed up unification.
Why Taiwan’s Sunflower Movement Will Fail
Protestors to Leave Taiwan's Legislature on Thursday
April 08, 2014
Protestors to Leave Taiwan's Legislature on Thursday
Concessions from legislative speaker Wang Jin-pyng led protestors to announce an end to their occupation of the LY.
Protestors to Leave Taiwan's Legislature on Thursday
The Taiwan Protests: Regional and Economic Implications
April 02, 2014
The Taiwan Protests: Regional and Economic Implications
Bonnie Glaser on Taiwan's controversial trade agreement with China and the significance for cross-strait relations.
The Taiwan Protests: Regional and Economic Implications
Say Goodbye to ‘Peaceful Unification’
April 01, 2014
Say Goodbye to ‘Peaceful Unification’
The successful occupation of the legislature shows that peaceful unification in the future is a pipe dream.
Say Goodbye to ‘Peaceful Unification’
Taiwan’s Fight for Democracy
April 01, 2014
Taiwan’s Fight for Democracy
The international community should support those seeking to preserve the democratic pillar of due process.
Taiwan’s Fight for Democracy
China-Taiwan Diplomatic Truce Holds Despite Gambia
March 29, 2014
China-Taiwan Diplomatic Truce Holds Despite Gambia
China’s response to Gambia’s diplomatic overtures shows the emphasis it places on developing cross-Strait relations.
China-Taiwan Diplomatic Truce Holds Despite Gambia
Could China Ever Govern Taiwan?
March 29, 2014
Could China Ever Govern Taiwan?
China's leaders, not used to dealing with public opinion, are unprepared to handle Taiwan's vocal population.
Could China Ever Govern Taiwan?
Beijing Watches the Taiwan Protests
March 27, 2014
Beijing Watches the Taiwan Protests
Popular protests in Taiwan over a trade agreement with China could alter Beijing's approach to cross-strait relations.
Beijing Watches the Taiwan Protests
Indigenous Submarines an Unlikely Dream for Taiwan
March 21, 2014
Indigenous Submarines an Unlikely Dream for Taiwan
Building a diesel-electric submarine looks technically and politically unrealistic.
Indigenous Submarines an Unlikely Dream for Taiwan
Taiwanese Occupy Legislature Over China Pact
March 20, 2014
Taiwanese Occupy Legislature Over China Pact
J. Michael Cole reports from Taipei for The Diplomat
Taiwanese Occupy Legislature Over China Pact
Is Taiwan’s Military Becoming Too Small to Fight?
March 19, 2014
Is Taiwan’s Military Becoming Too Small to Fight?
With conscription ending and budgets limited, Taiwan may have to make do with a smaller defense force.
Is Taiwan’s Military Becoming Too Small to Fight?
Are Taiwan’s Days Numbered?
February 27, 2014
Are Taiwan’s Days Numbered?
A new essay argues that Taiwan’s least bad option may be to adopt the “Hong Kong strategy.”
Are Taiwan’s Days Numbered?
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