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How Are Taiwan’s Diplomatic Allies Faring in the Great Vaccine Race?
July 09, 2021

How Are Taiwan’s Diplomatic Allies Faring in the Great Vaccine Race?

By Shannon Tiezzi
With China as a major world supplier of vaccines, is recognizing Taiwan a handicap in the rush to procure shots?

Understanding China’s Aerial Incursions Into Taiwan’s ADIZ
June 02, 2021

Understanding China’s Aerial Incursions Into Taiwan’s ADIZ

By Adrian Ang U-Jin and Olli Pekka Suorsa
China’s incursions are meant more as a signal to the United States than a military threat to Taiwan.
As Drought Worsens Chip Shortage, Taiwan Fights Brain Drain to China
May 01, 2021

As Drought Worsens Chip Shortage, Taiwan Fights Brain Drain to China

By Nick Aspinwall
Taiwan, under pressure to alleviate a global chip shortage, is fighting a drought at home and recruitment of its engineers by Chinese competitors.

Beijing’s Military-Heavy Approach to Taiwan Locks the US and China in a Security Dilemma
April 20, 2021

Beijing’s Military-Heavy Approach to Taiwan Locks the US and China in a Security Dilemma

By Jo Kim
Beijing’s non-military options for coercing Taiwan are showing dwindling returns, meaning China is increasingly using military signaling to respond to any perceived provocation.

Taiwan Will Fight ‘to the Very Last Day’ If China Attacks
April 08, 2021

Taiwan Will Fight ‘to the Very Last Day’ If China Attacks

By Associated Press
Amid growing worries that China is preparing for military action, Taiwan’s foreign minister affirms Taiwanese “are willing to defend ourselves.”

Rumors of War in the Taiwan Strait
March 20, 2021

Rumors of War in the Taiwan Strait

By Denny Roy
Prospects of an imminent Chinese invasion are overblown – but that doesn’t mean Taiwan can be complacent.

Taiwan Promotes ‘Freedom Pineapples’ in Response to Chinese Import Ban
March 06, 2021

Taiwan Promotes ‘Freedom Pineapples’ in Response to Chinese Import Ban

By Nick Aspinwall
The U.S. and Canada are among the countries promoting Taiwanese pineapples after China moved to block all imports of the fruits, citing biosecurity concerns.
Taiwan Shuffles Cabinet in Signal to Biden Administration
February 26, 2021

Taiwan Shuffles Cabinet in Signal to Biden Administration

By Nick Aspinwall
The country named new heads of defense and China policy in what is being interpreted as an attempt to cool cross-strait tensions and work with the United States.

BioNTech Says Taiwan Will Receive Vaccines After Concerns China Impeded Deal
February 20, 2021

BioNTech Says Taiwan Will Receive Vaccines After Concerns China Impeded Deal

By Nick Aspinwall
The German manufacturer vowed to provide vaccines to Taiwan after worries that the Chinese government had tried to block a deal for 5 million doses.

Clubhouse Gave Taiwan and China a Rare Opportunity for Cross-Strait Dialogue
February 13, 2021

Clubhouse Gave Taiwan and China a Rare Opportunity for Cross-Strait Dialogue

By Nick Aspinwall
The voice chat app’s brief moment in the sun revealed the stark difference in how Chinese and Taiwanese users experience the internet.

US Cancels Ambassador’s Controversial Trip to Taiwan
January 13, 2021

US Cancels Ambassador’s Controversial Trip to Taiwan

By Associated Press
Kelly Craft, the American ambassador to the U.N., would have been the third high-level U.S. official to visit Taiwan in recent months.
Taiwan, Chips, and Geopolitics: Part 1
December 10, 2020

Taiwan, Chips, and Geopolitics: Part 1

By John Lee
Taiwan’s TSMC is a critical part of the global semiconductor supply chain. What does that mean for the U.S. and China’s Taiwan policies?

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