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China Continues to Block Taiwan in the International Arena
May 18, 2017
China Continues to Block Taiwan in the International Arena
Chinese pressure successfully bars Taiwan from joining the World Health Assembly.
China Continues to Block Taiwan in the International Arena
Why China's Taiwan Approach Is Counterproductive
January 07, 2017
Why China's Taiwan Approach Is Counterproductive
Moving cross-strait relations forward in 2017 will require a new strategy.
Why China's Taiwan Approach Is Counterproductive
The Past and Future of US-Taiwan Relations: A Conversation With Lung-Chu Chen
December 14, 2016
The Past and Future of US-Taiwan Relations: A Conversation With Lung-Chu Chen
Examining the legal basis for U.S.-Taiwan relations, and what needs to be changed in the 21st century.
The Past and Future of US-Taiwan Relations: A Conversation With Lung-Chu Chen
The Tsai-Trump Call: The Dynamics in Taiwan
December 09, 2016
The Tsai-Trump Call: The Dynamics in Taiwan
Most analysis of the call overlooks a crucial component: Tsai's own calculations and the domestic reaction on Taiwan.
The Tsai-Trump Call: The Dynamics in Taiwan
Britain, Taiwan, and the Question of Sovereignty
July 11, 2016
Britain, Taiwan, and the Question of Sovereignty
The Brexit vote shows how important national sovereignty still is -- an important lesson for Taiwan.
Britain, Taiwan, and the Question of Sovereignty
It's Official: Taiwan Has a New President
May 20, 2016
It's Official: Taiwan Has a New President
Tsai Ing-wen official assumes office with promises of economic, political, and social reform.
It's Official: Taiwan Has a New President
Taiwan and the World Health Assembly
May 10, 2016
Taiwan and the World Health Assembly
Taiwan finally receives its invite to the WHA -- with several strings attached.
Taiwan and the World Health Assembly
Taiwan's Railway Diplomacy
May 09, 2016
Taiwan's Railway Diplomacy
Railway diplomacy is Taiwan's latest attempt to counter international isolation.
Taiwan's Railway Diplomacy
Diplomatic Access: Taiwan
December 17, 2015
Diplomatic Access: Taiwan
Lyushun Shen on Taiwan's role in the world and the Asia-Pacific, and its relationships with China and the U.S.
Diplomatic Access: Taiwan
No Seat at the Table: Taiwan and the Global Fight Against Climate Change
December 02, 2015
No Seat at the Table: Taiwan and the Global Fight Against Climate Change
Taiwan is making its own moves to fight climate change.
No Seat at the Table: Taiwan and the Global Fight Against Climate Change
China and Taiwan Leaders Emphasize Kinship, 1992 Consensus in Historic Talks
November 07, 2015
China and Taiwan Leaders Emphasize Kinship, 1992 Consensus in Historic Talks
Much of what Ma Ying-jeou and Xi Jinping said was intended to influence a third party: DPP leader Tsai Ing-wen.
China and Taiwan Leaders Emphasize Kinship, 1992 Consensus in Historic Talks
Taiwan’s Rash Decision to Join AIIB
April 01, 2015
Taiwan’s Rash Decision to Join AIIB
How Taiwan's bid to join AIIB could potentially threaten its sovereignty.
Taiwan’s Rash Decision to Join AIIB
Could Taiwan Join AIIB?
March 21, 2015
Could Taiwan Join AIIB?
Plus, China and Russia celebrate the end of WWII, Hollywood in China, and Premier Li's press conference. China links.
Could Taiwan Join AIIB?
China, the US, and Africa: Competition or Cooperation?
March 06, 2015
China, the US, and Africa: Competition or Cooperation?
Plus Taiwan's international role, China-Pakistan ties, and a cyber salvo in the Senkaku/Dioaoyu dispute.
China, the US, and Africa: Competition or Cooperation?
Taiwan and the Fight Against Ebola
December 09, 2014
Taiwan and the Fight Against Ebola
To join global efforts to control Ebola, Taiwan must first overcome restrictions on its international space.
Taiwan and the Fight Against Ebola
APEC Meeting Between Taiwan's Ma and China's Xi Is a No-Go
October 09, 2014
APEC Meeting Between Taiwan's Ma and China's Xi Is a No-Go
Taiwan announced that Vincent Siew will attend the APEC summit, quashing the final hopes for a Ma-Xi summit.
APEC Meeting Between Taiwan's Ma and China's Xi Is a No-Go
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