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When a China Propaganda Campaign Infiltrated the United States
June 25, 2019

When a China Propaganda Campaign Infiltrated the United States

By Robert Farley
The case of a pro-Nationalist propaganda network in the United States in the 1930s reinforces the fact that foreign interference in U.S. politics is far from new.

The 228 Incident Still Haunts Taiwan
February 27, 2019

The 228 Incident Still Haunts Taiwan

By James X. Morris
From memorials to vandalism, Taiwan continues to remember its history -- and debate its future.
The Great Debate: Chiang Kai-shek's Role in 21st Century Taiwan
October 29, 2018

The Great Debate: Chiang Kai-shek's Role in 21st Century Taiwan

By James X. Morris
As transitional justice moves forward in Taiwan, references to its authoritarian past are being removed or vandalized.

The Last Jedi and the Founding Mythology of the Chinese Communist Party
December 27, 2017

The Last Jedi and the Founding Mythology of the Chinese Communist Party

By Robert Farley
What the new Star Wars film and the Chinese Communist Party's founding myths have in common.

Taiwan's Cold War Fortresses
February 22, 2017

Taiwan's Cold War Fortresses

By Guy Plopsky
Fortifications on Matsu Island were meant to defend against a communist invasion.

Taiwan’s White Terror and the Search for Transitional Justice
September 30, 2016

Taiwan’s White Terror and the Search for Transitional Justice

By Chang-Ling Huang
The costs of a "silent revolution."

Revealed: Chiang Kai-shek's Secret Overtures to the Soviet Union
August 04, 2016

Revealed: Chiang Kai-shek's Secret Overtures to the Soviet Union

By Robert Farley
Taipei and Moscow kept their relationship quiet for the duration of the Cold War.
The Big Nuking of 1959: How the US Would Have Nuked East Asia
May 06, 2016

The Big Nuking of 1959: How the US Would Have Nuked East Asia

By Robert Farley
A recently declassified nuclear target list shows how the U.S. planned to use its nuclear weapons in the late-1950s.

The 228 Incident and Taiwan's Transitional Justice
March 02, 2016

The 228 Incident and Taiwan's Transitional Justice

By Linda van der Horst
What does Tsai Ing-wen's election mean for truth and accountability for Taiwan's dark past?

What if the Kuomintang Had Won the Chinese Civil War?
December 24, 2015

What if the Kuomintang Had Won the Chinese Civil War?

By Benjamin David Baker
What would China’s history look like if Chiang Kai-shek had ignored George C. Marshall’s request in 1946?

The Truth About Mongolia's Independence 70 Years Ago
October 22, 2015

The Truth About Mongolia's Independence 70 Years Ago

By Sergey Radchenko
A referendum in Mongolia seventy years ago sheds light on the country's path since.
When the US and China Were Allies
August 21, 2015

When the US and China Were Allies

By Shannon Tiezzi
70 years ago, the U.S. was full of pro-Chinese propaganda, encouraging friendship with a wartime ally.

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