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Taiwan’s Elections: What to Watch For

A look at the potential implications a DPP victory could have for Taiwan, mainland China, and the United States.

Shannon Tiezzi

Taiwan’s presidential and legislative elections are just around the corner — and if the current polls hold, the opposition Democratic Progressive Party will sweep into office, with a new approach to cross-strait relations. Dr. Richard Bush, senior fellow for foreign policy at the Brookings Institution, talks with The Diplomat about the potential implications a DPP victory could have for Taiwan, mainland China, and the United States.