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What Does the 1992 Consensus Mean to Citizens in Taiwan?
November 10, 2018
What Does the 1992 Consensus Mean to Citizens in Taiwan?
Hint: it’s not what either Taiwan or China think it means.
What Does the 1992 Consensus Mean to Citizens in Taiwan?
One China, Two Interpretations, and the Third Alternative for Taiwan
November 06, 2018
One China, Two Interpretations, and the Third Alternative for Taiwan
The historic 2015 meeting between Xi Jinping and Ma Ying-jeou made a third alternative, beyond unification or separation, more likely.
One China, Two Interpretations, and the Third Alternative for Taiwan
Facing Chinese Pressure, Taiwan’s President Tsai Seeks ‘Survival Niche’
October 10, 2018
Facing Chinese Pressure, Taiwan’s President Tsai Seeks ‘Survival Niche’
Tsai Ing-wen promises to stay the course on cross-strait relations, while pursuing “values-based diplomacy” abroad.
Facing Chinese Pressure, Taiwan’s President Tsai Seeks ‘Survival Niche’
Will Taiwan Trap Itself Into ‘One China’ Again?
September 20, 2018
Will Taiwan Trap Itself Into ‘One China’ Again?
In Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je, China might have found a useful wedge to influence Taiwan's domestic politics.
Will Taiwan Trap Itself Into ‘One China’ Again?
What Does Taiwan Think of the US Factor in Cross-Strait Relations?
September 13, 2018
What Does Taiwan Think of the US Factor in Cross-Strait Relations?
A look at how the Taiwanese public evaluates the Trump administration's commitment to Taiwan.
What Does Taiwan Think of the US Factor in Cross-Strait Relations?
Is eSwatini on the Brink of Cutting Ties With Taiwan?
September 04, 2018
Is eSwatini on the Brink of Cutting Ties With Taiwan?
A new report says eSwatini is trying to establish diplomatic ties with China.
Is eSwatini on the Brink of Cutting Ties With 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
Where America and China Stand on the Taiwan Issue
September 02, 2018
Where America and China Stand on the Taiwan Issue
A complex set of interactions are fueling tensions.
Where America and China Stand on the Taiwan Issue
Why Diplomatic Allies Matter to Taiwan
August 30, 2018
Why Diplomatic Allies Matter to Taiwan
And why a new Monroe Doctrine won’t help Taiwan in its battle for diplomatic survival.
Why Diplomatic Allies Matter to Taiwan
Foreign Companies Should Give up Their China Fantasy
August 24, 2018
Foreign Companies Should Give up Their China Fantasy
China is now attempting to force foreign companies to accept its own ideology.
Foreign Companies Should Give up Their China Fantasy
Days After Tsai Ing-wen Wraps Up Houston Stopover, Taiwan Loses Another Ally to China
August 21, 2018
Days After Tsai Ing-wen Wraps Up Houston Stopover, Taiwan Loses Another Ally to China
Cutting ties with Taiwan, the Republic of El Salvador established diplomatic relations with China.
Days After Tsai Ing-wen Wraps Up Houston Stopover, Taiwan Loses Another Ally to China
China Takes Revenge for Tsai Ing-wen's US Trip – Via a Taiwanese Cafe Chain
August 16, 2018
China Takes Revenge for Tsai Ing-wen's US Trip – Via a Taiwanese Cafe Chain
Soon after Tsai completed her hig-profile stopover in the U.S., the chain was accused of “supporting Taiwan’s independence.”
China Takes Revenge for Tsai Ing-wen's US Trip – Via a Taiwanese Cafe Chain
Why Is China Bullying Taiwan?
August 03, 2018
Why Is China Bullying Taiwan?
This goes beyond dislike for the DPP – it’s a long-term strategy from Beijing.
Why Is China Bullying Taiwan?
Estimating Taiwanese Military Power
August 01, 2018
Estimating Taiwanese Military Power
How well would Taiwan be able to defend itself against a Chinese attack?
Estimating Taiwanese Military Power
Taiwan: When Sports Is Politics
July 27, 2018
Taiwan: When Sports Is Politics
On the cancellation of the East Asian Youth Games and cross-strait relations.
Taiwan: When Sports Is Politics
Taiwan Is Not a Bargaining Chip
July 26, 2018
Taiwan Is Not a Bargaining Chip
As Washington dials up pressure on Beijing, it should not view Taiwan simply as a lever in its diplomatic toolkit.
Taiwan Is Not a Bargaining Chip
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