What the World Can Learn From 2 Taiwanese Activists Jailed in China
By Benedict Rogers
Their stories serve as a warning of the potential fate for Taiwan itself if Xi Jinping decides to take the island.
Taiwan Should Follow the Philippines’ Model for Revealing China’s Gray Zone Tactics
By Thomas J. Shattuck, Benjamin Lewis, and Kenneth Allen
Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense should amplify its disclosures of PLA activity to reap the most benefits from its transparency initiative.
As Taiwan’s Election Looms, KMT-TPP Unity Talks Stumble
By Brian Hioe
With three candidates vying for the pan-Blue vote, Taiwan's presidential election is shaping up to be contentious but ultimately not very competitive.
Where Do Trans Rights Stand in Taiwan After Same-Sex Marriage Legalization?
By Daniel Yo-Ling
Transgender advocacy has ballooned in Taiwan over the past five years, but so has the backlash.
In Australia, Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Appeals to Shared Values
By Grant Wyeth
Although the Australian government avoided any direct contact with the foreign minister, it undoubtedly paid close attention to what he said at a talk this week in Melbourne.
Debt Bondage in Space, and Taiwan
By Peter Bengtsen
Sky-high recruitment fees and debts for migrant workers lurk behind the Taiwanese firms supplying multinational satellite, electronic, and car companies.
Is This the End of Ideology in Taiwanese Politics?
By Julia Marinaccio
Ideology does not guide the 2024 presidential candidates’ policies on cross-strait and international relations. Yet party dynamics will inform how candidates would manage these relations if victorious.
Nobody Enjoys Celebrating ‘Taiwan National Day’
By Hiro Fu
A political row over the title of this year's National Day event has as much to do with the history of Taiwan’s political parties as their approaches to the cross-strait status quo.
Taiwan’s Homegrown Submarine at the Center of Political Firestorm
By Brian Hioe
Accusations of leaking sensitive information about the submarine program – including to China – have sparked a wave of lawsuits and counter-suits.
Philippines’ New National Security Plan Falls Short on Taiwan Policy
By Robin Michael Garcia and Thomas J. Shattuck
Manila’s latest National Security Policy does not reflect the catastrophic implications of a cross-strait conflict for the country's security.
Sailing South: Taiwan’s Strategic Reimagining of Regional Ties
By Alan H. Yang and Sana Hashmi
Taiwan’s relationships with Asian countries, despite their clear importance, often receive limited attention.
Taiwan Indicts 2 Communist Party Members Accused of Colluding With China to Influence Elections
By Christopher Bodeen
Taiwan’s Communist Party has a miniscule influence on elections and public opinion in general, but tends to stage attention-getting demonstrations during polls or surrounding visits by foreign political figures.