Taiwan: The Paradox of Preserving the Status Quo
By Wu Jieh-min
Divergent interpretations of the status quo can coexist during peacetime. But with tensions rising, it's getting tricky to keep the balance.
China’s Weapon of Choice in Taiwan
By Chihwei Yu
While military operations spark the most attention, China prefers an easier path: spreading disinformation and fake news in Taiwan.
Will Xi Jinping Make Taiwan a New Offer?
By Jianli Yang
With “one country, two systems” losing its appeal to Taiwan, Xi Jinping tapped top CCP ideologue Wang Huning to craft China’s new Taiwan unification theory.
10 Reasons Xi Won’t Attack Taiwan Anytime Soon
By Hemant Adlakha
Yes, Chinese leader Xi Jinping has ambitions for absorbing Taiwan. But so did all his predecessors.
China’s 20th Party Congress Escalates Cross-Strait Tensions
By Mariah Thornton
A new amendment to the CCP constitution demonstrates a significant escalation in the party’s approach to Taiwan.
Xi’s Work Report to the 20th Party Congress: 5 Takeaways
By Shannon Tiezzi
From COVID-19 and China's economy to Taiwan and the BRI, what did Xi's big speech tell us about China's future policies?
How Pelosi’s Visit to Taiwan Drove Chinese Public Opinion Toward Reunification by Force
By Leo Chu
Since Pelosi’s visit, the future of the cross-strait issue has surged toward military conflict, as the Chinese public started to dismiss the possibility of peaceful reunification.
China’s New White Paper Lays out Vision for Post ‘Reunification’ Taiwan
By Shannon Tiezzi
For the first time, Beijing leaves open the possibility of an extended military occupation after unification, adding to fears that Taiwanese would be subject to a “re-education” campaign.
Taiwan’s President Condemns California Church Shooting
By Associated Press
The shooter, who killed one and injured five at a Taiwanese church, was reportedly part of a pro-unification group.
Time to End Ambiguity: Ukrainian Lessons for Taiwan and the U.S.
By Mark S. Cogan and Paul D. Scott
If the West will not defend Ukraine, a country of 40 million people and the breadbasket of Europe, will it defend Taiwan?
Who Wants to See a War Over Taiwan?
By Mu Chunshan
China is not about to invade Taiwan, but there are those in China, Taiwan, and the U.S. who benefit from pushing in that direction.
Taiwanese Presidents Will Not and Can Not Unilaterally Change Taiwan’s Status
By Brian Hioe and Lev Nachman
A single leader cannot make Taiwan independent or unify it with the People Republic of China. Even trying either course would be political suicide.