What Do US Indo-Pacific Allies Think of the Biden-Xi Summit?
By Shannon Tiezzi
Views from Australia, Japan, the Philippines, South Korea, and Taiwan.
Why Does the United States Oppose Taiwanese Independence?
By Seamus Boyle
The U.S. – along with Taiwanese people – draws the important distinction between de jure Taiwanese independence and the existing status quo of Taiwanese autonomy and self-governance.
In First Face-to-Face Meeting With Xi, Biden Emphasizes Taiwan
By Seung Min Kim and Zeke Miller
Biden emphasized his wish to avoid conflict and “a new Cold War” with China.
Correcting the Record on US Taiwan Policy
By Ben Lowsen
The important nuances of “strategic ambiguity” and other elements of U.S. policy are often lost in the headlines.
Making Sense of Biden’s Taiwan Policy
By Denny Roy
The Biden team thinks its adjustments to Taiwan policy will prevent a miscalculation by Beijing. Unfortunately, that may itself be a miscalculation.
US Moves Toward ‘Strategic Clarity’ Reveal Old Rifts in China-US Relations
By Kuan-Ting Chen and Joe Baldock
As President Biden doubles down on his commitment to defend Taiwan, the discrepancies between Chinese and U.S. interpretations of their foundational diplomatic policies are beginning to show.
Biden: US Military Says Pelosi Taiwan Trip ‘Not a Good Idea’
By Associated Press
The House speaker is reportedly planning a trip to Taiwan in August. China had promised to take “strong measures” in response.
Biden’s Taiwan Policy Is the Most Dangerous Issue in China-US Relations
By Qi Weiqun
President Biden’s repeated promises to defend Taiwan reflect a shift in U.S. strategic thinking that threatens the bottom line of China-U.S. relations.
US Lawmakers Visit Taiwan Amid Flurry of Diplomatic Activity
By Brian Hioe
The trip came amid a busy diplomatic stretch, including Taiwan-Europe exchanges as well as the Biden-Xi phone call.
Biden, Taiwan, and Strategic Ambiguity
By Dennis V. Hickey
Even U.S. presidents apparently need a primer on the U.S. stance on Taiwan’s defense.
The Biden Administration Has Shown Unwavering Support for Taiwan
By Derek Grossman
Building on the Trump administration's tough line, President Joe Biden and his cabinet have missed no opportunity to reiterate the U.S. commitment to Taipei.
Did Biden’s Taiwan Remarks Represent a US Policy Change?
By Gerrit van der Wees
“Strategic ambiguity” is not a policy; it is a tactic. The difference matters.