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What China’s Greater Bay Area Plan Means for Taiwan
March 08, 2019
What China’s Greater Bay Area Plan Means for Taiwan
China’s plan for Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao integration demonstrates the “One Country, Two Systems” model for Taiwan.
What China’s Greater Bay Area Plan Means for Taiwan
Is This the End of the ‘1992 Consensus’?
January 11, 2019
Is This the End of the ‘1992 Consensus’?
Tsai Ing-wen is promoting her alternative 'Taiwan consensus,' but the KMT remains committed to the 1992 consensus.
Is This the End of the ‘1992 Consensus’?
How President Xi Jinping Is Misreading Taiwan
January 03, 2019
How President Xi Jinping Is Misreading Taiwan
Xi's January 2 remarks betrayed three fundamental misunderstandings of the Taiwan situation.
How President Xi Jinping Is Misreading Taiwan
6 Km From China, Taiwan's Kinmen Charts Its Own Path
September 04, 2018
6 Km From China, Taiwan's Kinmen Charts Its Own Path
As Taiwan pushes to distance itself from China, Kinmen Island wants to build a bridge to Xiamen and “become a peninsula.”
6 Km From China, Taiwan's Kinmen Charts Its Own Path
China Puts the Squeeze on Taiwan
May 25, 2018
China Puts the Squeeze on Taiwan
The loss of yet another diplomatic ally -- Burkina Faso -- is just the tip of the iceberg.
China Puts the Squeeze on Taiwan
Would China Be a Benign Hegemon?
June 02, 2017
Would China Be a Benign Hegemon?
Of course China wants hegemony in its backyard. The better question is what Beijing will do afterwards.
Would China Be a Benign Hegemon?
China Is Undermining Its Own Taiwan Strategy
May 23, 2017
China Is Undermining Its Own Taiwan Strategy
Beijing should return to and overhaul, its charm offensive policy toward Taiwan.
China Is Undermining Its Own Taiwan Strategy
Would China Use Nuclear Weapons in a War With Taiwan?
February 17, 2017
Would China Use Nuclear Weapons in a War With Taiwan?
China insists on "No First Use" of nukes, but the threat remains.
Would China Use Nuclear Weapons in a War With Taiwan?
The Next US President Should Keep Taiwan Close
August 16, 2016
The Next US President Should Keep Taiwan Close
As Washington debates overseas engagement, it must not forget about Taiwan.
The Next US President Should Keep Taiwan Close
How Do You Solve a Problem Like Taiwan?
June 07, 2016
How Do You Solve a Problem Like Taiwan?
Beijing must understand the roots of discontent in Taiwan if it wants to truly achieve unification.
How Do You Solve a Problem Like Taiwan?
China’s 3 Options for 'Unifying' Taiwan
April 15, 2016
China’s 3 Options for 'Unifying' Taiwan
Using Taiwanese factionalism to gain a foothold could be the most attractive option for Beijing.
China’s 3 Options for 'Unifying' Taiwan
How Chinese Analysts Understand Taiwan’s Geostrategic Significance
March 11, 2016
How Chinese Analysts Understand Taiwan’s Geostrategic Significance
As the world fixates on the South China Sea, Chinese describe Taiwan as the regional key.
How Chinese Analysts Understand Taiwan’s Geostrategic Significance
The Real Reason the Xi-Ma Meeting Was Historic
November 09, 2015
The Real Reason the Xi-Ma Meeting Was Historic
Ma Ying-jeou may be the last Taiwanese president to embrace a "one China" mentality.
The Real Reason the Xi-Ma Meeting Was Historic
The Taiwan Problem: If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It
August 08, 2015
The Taiwan Problem: If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It
A grand bargain between the U.S. and China over Taiwan seems an ill-conceived idea.
The Taiwan Problem: If It Ain't Broke, Don't Fix It
The US And Japan Should Help Taiwan Acquire Modern Submarines
December 19, 2014
The US And Japan Should Help Taiwan Acquire Modern Submarines
‘As long as it appears that Taiwan has strong backers, cross-Strait peace is more likely.’
The US And Japan Should Help Taiwan Acquire Modern Submarines
Where Would Beijing Use External Distractions?
July 10, 2014
Where Would Beijing Use External Distractions?
Should the CCP find itself in dire straits, could provoking external conflicts boost its legitimacy at home?
Where Would Beijing Use External Distractions?
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