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What Does the 1992 Consensus Mean to Citizens in Taiwan?
November 10, 2018
What Does the 1992 Consensus Mean to Citizens in Taiwan?
Hint: it’s not what either Taiwan or China think it means.
What Does the 1992 Consensus Mean to Citizens in Taiwan?
One China, Two Interpretations, and the Third Alternative for Taiwan
November 06, 2018
One China, Two Interpretations, and the Third Alternative for Taiwan
The historic 2015 meeting between Xi Jinping and Ma Ying-jeou made a third alternative, beyond unification or separation, more likely.
One China, Two Interpretations, and the Third Alternative for Taiwan
Bypassing Tsai Ing-wen, China Offers Perks to Taiwan's People
February 28, 2018
Bypassing Tsai Ing-wen, China Offers Perks to Taiwan's People
Beijing issues 31 detailed measures granting Taiwanese people equal treatment with mainlanders.
Bypassing Tsai Ing-wen, China Offers Perks to Taiwan's People
A Cross-Strait Chill? You Wouldn't Know It From Taiwan's Economic Data.
February 16, 2018
A Cross-Strait Chill? You Wouldn't Know It From Taiwan's Economic Data.
Taiwan posted higher-than-expected growth in 2017, and is predicting solid numbers for this year as well.
A Cross-Strait Chill? You Wouldn't Know It From Taiwan's Economic Data.
Time To Shelve The 1992 Consensus
December 12, 2017
Time To Shelve The 1992 Consensus
The mainland should go beyond its carrot-and-stick strategy and seek a new consensus with Taiwan.
Time To Shelve The 1992 Consensus
After the 19th Party Congress, Tsai Ing-wen Calls For Breakthrough With China
October 27, 2017
After the 19th Party Congress, Tsai Ing-wen Calls For Breakthrough With China
China’s Taiwan Affairs Office says the “one China principle” is the political basis for ties.
After the 19th Party Congress, Tsai Ing-wen Calls For Breakthrough With China
Taiwan Calls for New Cross-Strait Relations After Xi’s Strong Speech
October 19, 2017
Taiwan Calls for New Cross-Strait Relations After Xi’s Strong Speech
China's president pressed Taiwan’s government to recognize the “1992 Consensus” at the 19th Party Congress.
Taiwan Calls for New Cross-Strait Relations After Xi’s Strong Speech
The Taipei-Beijing 'Diplomatic Truce' Crumbles: What Next for Taiwan?
June 21, 2017
The Taipei-Beijing 'Diplomatic Truce' Crumbles: What Next for Taiwan?
With Panama deciding to recognize the government in Beijing, Taiwan's list of diplomatic allies continues to shrink.
The Taipei-Beijing 'Diplomatic Truce' Crumbles: What Next for Taiwan?
China's 2017 Work Report: Changes on Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the Global Order
March 07, 2017
China's 2017 Work Report: Changes on Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the Global Order
Subtle changes in official rhetoric may have big ramifications in policymaking.
China's 2017 Work Report: Changes on Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the Global Order
China's Xi Finally Speaks to Trump, Who Affirms US 'One China' Policy: Major Takeaways
February 10, 2017
China's Xi Finally Speaks to Trump, Who Affirms US 'One China' Policy: Major Takeaways
Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump finally speak.
China's Xi Finally Speaks to Trump, Who Affirms US 'One China' Policy: Major Takeaways
Taiwan's Biggest Problems Are at Home (Not Across the Strait)
November 17, 2016
Taiwan's Biggest Problems Are at Home (Not Across the Strait)
Domestic struggles, not cross-strait relations, are contributing to Tsai Ing-wen's falling approval ratings.
Taiwan's Biggest Problems Are at Home (Not Across the Strait)
Tsai's Refusal to Affirm the 1992 Consensus Spells Trouble for Taiwan
August 26, 2016
Tsai's Refusal to Affirm the 1992 Consensus Spells Trouble for Taiwan
Unless Tsai makes a U-turn on the Consensus, cross-strait ties could crumble.
Tsai's Refusal to Affirm the 1992 Consensus Spells Trouble for Taiwan
South China Sea Ruling: A Boost for Cross-Strait Relations?
July 16, 2016
South China Sea Ruling: A Boost for Cross-Strait Relations?
Taiwan and mainland China's similar positions on the South China Sea could provide the basis for a "2016 Consensus."
South China Sea Ruling: A Boost for Cross-Strait Relations?
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
The US and the 1992 Consensus
July 01, 2016
The US and the 1992 Consensus
Looking at the recent comments by AIT Chairman Raymond Burghardt.
The US and the 1992 Consensus
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?
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