January 30, 2020
Is This the End of the 1992 Consensus?
By Zihao Liu
The 1992 Consensus is being challenged by each of the three major forces shaping cross-strait relations: the DPP, the KMT, and Beijing.
January 15, 2020
Treading Choppy Waters: Cross-Strait Relations in Taiwan’s 2020 Presidential Election
By Pam Kennedy
Taiwan's presidential election was heavily influenced by cross-strait relations. What comes next?
January 08, 2020
Beijing’s Fear of Taiwan Independence Under Tsai Steers Taiwan Away From Unification – Again
By Jo Kim
Why does so much of China's approach to Taiwan under the DPP seem self-defeating? Because Beijing believes it has no other choice.
December 13, 2019
Beijing’s Animosity Toward Taiwan’s DPP Is Bad for Everyone
By Jeremy Huai-Che Chiang
China's stubborn refusal to engage the Democratic Progressive Party is undermining its own stated goal of peaceful unification.
June 06, 2019
Despite China’s Tough Talk, US Should Move Forward With Taiwan
By Alan Hao Yang and Jeremy Huai-Che Chiang
China's belligerent rhetoric toward Taiwan is all the more reason for Washington and Taipei to stick together.
April 12, 2019
China’s Surreptitious Economic Influence on Taiwan’s Elections
By Jason Li
Taiwan’s November elections weren’t directly about cross-strait relations, but that doesn’t mean China had no impact.
January 03, 2019
How President Xi Jinping Is Misreading Taiwan
By Gerrit van der Wees
Xi's January 2 remarks betrayed three fundamental misunderstandings of the Taiwan situation.
January 02, 2019
Xi Says Taiwan ‘Must’ Unify With China as Tsai Unveils Her Own ‘Four Musts’
By Nick Aspinwall
The leaders of China and Taiwan just presented starkly divergent paths to improving cross-strait relations.
December 20, 2018
Taipei-Shanghai Forum Puts Ko Wen-je’s China Views Into Focus
By Nick Aspinwall
City-to-city cross-strait exchanges circumvent the national DPP and appear to be popular among Taiwan’s incoming mayors.
December 18, 2018
Taiwan Elections: Impact on US-China Relations
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Elizabeth Freund Larus.
December 06, 2018
The China Factor in Taiwan’s Local Elections
By Michelle Tsai
The ruling DPP’s defeat may offer China opportunities ahead of the 2020 presidential election.
October 10, 2018
Facing Chinese Pressure, Taiwan’s President Tsai Seeks ‘Survival Niche’
By Shannon Tiezzi
Tsai Ing-wen promises to stay the course on cross-strait relations, while pursuing “values-based diplomacy” abroad.