December 03, 2020
More and More Taiwanese Favor Independence – and Think the US Would Help Fight for It
By Dennis V. Hickey
The latest Taiwan National Security Survey contains both good and bad news for cross-strait stability.
December 01, 2020
Has Taiwan Always Been Part of China?
By Gerrit van der Wees
The historical relationship is more complicated than Beijing would like to admit.
October 22, 2020
China’s Military Incursions Around Taiwan Aren’t a Sign of Imminent Attack
By Kharis Templeman
Instead, China’s military bravado represents the end state of a failed strategy.
September 25, 2020
Taiwan’s KMT May Have a Serious ‘1992 Consensus’ Problem
By Derek Grossman and Brandon Alexander Millan
Clinging to the consensus has won the party little respect from Beijing, while putting it out of step with the majority of Taiwanese opinion.
September 21, 2020
Taiwan’s KMT Skips Key Cross-Strait Forum Over Comment by Chinese Talk Show Host
By Nick Aspinwall
The Beijing-friendly opposition party said it would sit out the forum, overshadowing the annual event.
September 11, 2020
Can the KMT Reform – and Remain Relevant?
By David G. Brown
A new leader has brought new ideas, including on the sensitive question of cross-strait relations, but the old guard remains entrenched.
May 29, 2020
What Do Taiwan’s People Think About Their Relationship to China?
By Fang-Yu Chen, Austin Wang, Charles K.S. Wu, and Yao-Yuan Yeh
A new survey delves more deeply into Taiwanese public opinion toward the ROC, China, and the nation’s future.
May 21, 2020
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen Begins Her Second Term
By Nick Aspinwall
Tsai thanked the Taiwanese people for their unity and resilience in containing the COVID-19 outbreak and offered to engage in dialogue with Beijing.
May 15, 2020
The Precarious Triangle: China, Taiwan, and United States
By Zoe Leung
Taiwan has become the most dangerous flashpoint in U.S.-China relations.
May 14, 2020
Majority of Taiwanese View US Favorably, China Unfavorably
By Ankit Panda
Trends toward greater "Taiwanization" of national identity appear to continue.
April 30, 2020
COVID-19 Brings Cross-Strait Relations to a Crossroads
By Chieh-chi Hsieh
Even more than Tsai’s landslide re-election, the outbreak spells major trouble for the CCP’s unification agenda.
March 17, 2020
Friend or Foe? Beijing Sizes up the KMT’s New Chair
By Jo Kim
The CCP is taking a wait-and-see stance, but it has some cause to worry about Johnny Chiang.