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Making Sense of Donald Trump's Early Asia Moves: Taiwan, China, Pakistan, and the Philippines
December 07, 2016
Making Sense of Donald Trump's Early Asia Moves: Taiwan, China, Pakistan, and the Philippines
What can be said about the incoming U.S. president's plans for Asia based on three important phone calls?
Making Sense of Donald Trump's Early Asia Moves: Taiwan, China, Pakistan, and the Philippines
Donald Trump Just Complicated US-Taiwan Relations, Big Time
December 03, 2016
Donald Trump Just Complicated US-Taiwan Relations, Big Time
Donald Trump's phone call to Tsai Ing-wen sets up a possible diplomatic crisis with China.
Donald Trump Just Complicated US-Taiwan Relations, Big Time
A One-Sided Consensus Slowly Falls to Pieces Across the Taiwan Strait
July 04, 2016
A One-Sided Consensus Slowly Falls to Pieces Across the Taiwan Strait
Taiwan may be ready for a new era in cross-strait ties, despite the economic difficulties that may bring.
A One-Sided Consensus Slowly Falls to Pieces Across the Taiwan Strait
Did China Just Kill Cross-Strait Relations?
June 26, 2016
Did China Just Kill Cross-Strait Relations?
Beijing announces that it suspended cross-strait communications when Tsai Ing-wen assumed office.
Did China Just Kill Cross-Strait Relations?
Without Clarity on 1992 Consensus, Tsai and DPP Will Face Challenges Ahead
May 25, 2016
Without Clarity on 1992 Consensus, Tsai and DPP Will Face Challenges Ahead
Without the stability of the "1992 consensus," Taiwan could be in big trouble
Without Clarity on 1992 Consensus, Tsai and DPP Will Face Challenges Ahead
Tsai Ing-wen's Victory Scripts a Path Forward for Taiwan
January 19, 2016
Tsai Ing-wen's Victory Scripts a Path Forward for Taiwan
Tsai Ing-wen's challenge will be to push for change without upsetting a fragile cross-strait status quo.
Tsai Ing-wen's Victory Scripts a Path Forward for Taiwan
Taiwan’s All-Volunteer Military
December 25, 2013
Taiwan’s All-Volunteer Military
Taiwan’s military transformation from conscription to an all-volunteer system will not go well.
Taiwan’s All-Volunteer Military
Why Taiwan’s Allies are Flocking to Beijing
November 19, 2013
Why Taiwan’s Allies are Flocking to Beijing
The Gambia rejecting Taiwan in favor of China is not surprising given the economic benefits of such a move.
Why Taiwan’s Allies are Flocking to Beijing
PRC Is Biggest Obstacle to Unification With Taiwan
October 31, 2013
PRC Is Biggest Obstacle to Unification With Taiwan
The dirty secret in cross-Strait relations: China’s political system is the biggest barrier to unification.
PRC Is Biggest Obstacle to Unification With Taiwan
China’s PLA Marines: An Emerging Force
October 17, 2013
China’s PLA Marines: An Emerging Force
China’s Marines have emerged rapidly in recent years, with deployments that underscore their growing regional role.
China’s PLA Marines: An Emerging Force
China Can Attack Taiwan By 2020, Taipei Says
October 09, 2013
China Can Attack Taiwan By 2020, Taipei Says
A new report by Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense paints a dark picture of the military balance in the strait.
China Can Attack Taiwan By 2020, Taipei Says
China’s Internet Censors Outnumber PLA Troops
October 08, 2013
China’s Internet Censors Outnumber PLA Troops
Plus, President Xi warns Taiwan that a political settlement cannot be put off forever. Monday China links.
China’s Internet Censors Outnumber PLA Troops
August 14, 2013
China Prepares for Psychological Warfare
The Gaoxin-7 will enhance the PLA’s PSYOP capabilities, which can be used on Taiwan and in the South China Sea.
China Prepares for Psychological Warfare
The KMT Soldiers Who Stayed Behind In China
July 10, 2013
The KMT Soldiers Who Stayed Behind In China
The CCP has decided to recognize the Nationalist soldiers who didn’t flee to Taiwan.
The KMT Soldiers Who Stayed Behind In China
China Makes A Play For Arctic Oil
June 11, 2013
China Makes A Play For Arctic Oil
Plus, the National Security Agency’s extensive espionage operations against China unveiled. Tuesday China links.
China Makes A Play For Arctic Oil
Cross-Strait Media Deals Spark Concern in Taiwan
January 15, 2013
Cross-Strait Media Deals Spark Concern in Taiwan
Concerned over possible pro-Beijing media acquisitions, Taiwanese students are voicing their opposition.
Cross-Strait Media Deals Spark Concern in Taiwan
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