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The China Factor in Taiwan’s Local Elections
December 06, 2018
The China Factor in Taiwan’s Local Elections
The ruling DPP’s defeat may offer China opportunities ahead of the 2020 presidential election.
The China Factor in Taiwan’s Local Elections
Taiwan’s Voters Have Dealt a Brutal Blow to the Ruling DPP
November 28, 2018
Taiwan’s Voters Have Dealt a Brutal Blow to the Ruling DPP
The KMT rode a “blue wave” in an election more about local concerns than the influence of China or the U.S.
Taiwan’s Voters Have Dealt a Brutal Blow to the Ruling DPP
KMT Shocks With Its Success in Taiwan Elections
November 27, 2018
KMT Shocks With Its Success in Taiwan Elections
The DPP must turn to self-reflection after heavy losses in local polls.
KMT Shocks With Its Success in Taiwan Elections
The Mood Ahead of Taiwan’s Midterm Elections
November 21, 2018
The Mood Ahead of Taiwan’s Midterm Elections
In what should be a referendum year, both parties appear to be adjusting their messages for the 2020 presidential elections.
The Mood Ahead of Taiwan’s Midterm Elections
What Taiwan’s Upcoming Elections Will Tell Us About Its Future
November 13, 2018
What Taiwan’s Upcoming Elections Will Tell Us About Its Future
The vote is set to serve as a referendum on Tsai Ing-wen’s anti-China stance. Challengers are picking up steam.
What Taiwan’s Upcoming Elections Will Tell Us About Its Future
The Great Debate: Chiang Kai-shek's Role in 21st Century Taiwan
October 29, 2018
The Great Debate: Chiang Kai-shek's Role in 21st Century Taiwan
As transitional justice moves forward in Taiwan, references to its authoritarian past are being removed or vandalized.
The Great Debate: Chiang Kai-shek's Role in 21st Century Taiwan
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?
'Sky Row' Calls for Debates on China in Taiwan
January 20, 2018
'Sky Row' Calls for Debates on China in Taiwan
China's unilateral announcement of new flight routes should spark a rethink of Tsai's cross-strait policy.
'Sky Row' Calls for Debates on China in Taiwan
Time To Shelve The 1992 Consensus
December 12, 2017
Time To Shelve The 1992 Consensus
The mainland should go beyond its carrot-and-stick strategy and seek a new consensus with Taiwan.
Time To Shelve The 1992 Consensus
The White Wolf of Taiwan
September 18, 2017
The White Wolf of Taiwan
Zhang Anle and his solution for the cross-strait dilemma.
The White Wolf of Taiwan
Why Taiwan's Gay Marriage Ruling Matters
June 01, 2017
Why Taiwan's Gay Marriage Ruling Matters
The recent ruling is a testament to Taiwan's robust democracy.
Why Taiwan's Gay Marriage Ruling Matters
Reforming Taiwan's Immigration Policy
December 21, 2016
Reforming Taiwan's Immigration Policy
Though measures are already in the works, much more remains to be done.
Reforming Taiwan's Immigration Policy
Cross-Strait Relations Caught in a Time Warp
November 04, 2016
Cross-Strait Relations Caught in a Time Warp
Beijing is dusting off the cross-strait playbook it used under the last DPP president. Will the old approach still work?
Cross-Strait Relations Caught in a Time Warp
Taiwan's President Offers Apology to Indigenous People
August 03, 2016
Taiwan's President Offers Apology to Indigenous People
As part of a focus on transitional justice, Tsai Ing-wen formally apologizes for "4 centuries of pain and mistreatment."
Taiwan's President Offers Apology to Indigenous People
'One China,' 5 Interpretations
July 27, 2016
'One China,' 5 Interpretations
The various ways different stakeholders in Beijing, Taipei, and Washington interpret "one China."
'One China,' 5 Interpretations
Taiwan's 'New Era' and the Legislative Yuan
May 28, 2016
Taiwan's 'New Era' and the Legislative Yuan
For the first time, the DPP must transition from an opposition to a governing party in the legislature.
Taiwan's 'New Era' and the Legislative Yuan
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