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Is This the End of the 1992 Consensus?
January 30, 2020

Is This the End of the 1992 Consensus?

By Zihao Liu
The 1992 Consensus is being challenged by each of the three major forces shaping cross-strait relations: the DPP, the KMT, and Beijing.

Taiwan ‘Shouts Back’: President Tsai Wins Re-Election Despite China’s Pressure Campaign
January 12, 2020

Taiwan ‘Shouts Back’: President Tsai Wins Re-Election Despite China’s Pressure Campaign

By Shannon Tiezzi
Tsai Ing-wen won a landslide victory over her opponent, in a blow to Beijing's hopes.
Election Aside, Taiwan’s Generation Gap Will Shape Relations With China
January 09, 2020

Election Aside, Taiwan’s Generation Gap Will Shape Relations With China

By Jeremy Huai-Che Chiang
Whatever the result of the election on Saturday, the surge in Taiwanese identity among young people is here to stay.

Beijing’s Fear of Taiwan Independence Under Tsai Steers Taiwan Away From Unification – Again
January 08, 2020

Beijing’s Fear of Taiwan Independence Under Tsai Steers Taiwan Away From Unification – Again

By Jo Kim
Why does so much of China's approach to Taiwan under the DPP seem self-defeating? Because Beijing believes it has no other choice.

Beijing’s Animosity Toward Taiwan’s DPP Is Bad for Everyone
December 13, 2019

Beijing’s Animosity Toward Taiwan’s DPP Is Bad for Everyone

By Jeremy Huai-Che Chiang
China's stubborn refusal to engage the Democratic Progressive Party is undermining its own stated goal of peaceful unification.

Taiwan’s Usually Obscure Party Lists Might Swing Its Legislative Election
December 12, 2019

Taiwan’s Usually Obscure Party Lists Might Swing Its Legislative Election

By Lev Nachman and Brian Hioe
The KMT was riding high in legislative polls -- until a huge misstep with its party lists.

Taiwan Rebukes Beijing’s New 26 Measures for Cross-Strait Exchanges
November 09, 2019

Taiwan Rebukes Beijing’s New 26 Measures for Cross-Strait Exchanges

By Nick Aspinwall
Taiwan’s ruling DPP rejected China’s offer of incentives to Taiwanese nationals, while the opposition KMT welcomed the move.
Taiwan at the Crossroads of History
November 05, 2019

Taiwan at the Crossroads of History

By Chih-Wei Chen
Faced with China’s “sharp power,” it’s time to redefine the interaction model between Taiwan and international society.

Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy and the Looming Election
October 25, 2019

Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy and the Looming Election

By Jeremy Huai-Che Chiang
With the election looming large on the horizon, Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy is obviously at a decisive juncture.

Taiwan Loses 2 Diplomatic Allies, Wins US Support Ahead of Crucial Presidential Election
September 26, 2019

Taiwan Loses 2 Diplomatic Allies, Wins US Support Ahead of Crucial Presidential Election

By Nick Aspinwall
The diplomatic defections of Kiribati and the Solomon Islands were followed by a strong statement of U.S. support for Taiwan.

Taiwan’s New Power Party Faces Crisis After Departure of Heavyweights
August 17, 2019

Taiwan’s New Power Party Faces Crisis After Departure of Heavyweights

By Nick Aspinwall
Two legislators and the party chairperson have quit the NPP, throwing the “third force” party into turmoil.
Taiwan's ‘Silk Road of Democracy’
August 16, 2019

Taiwan's ‘Silk Road of Democracy’

By Wen Lii
A DPP meeting with the Dalai Lama signals new regional cooperation among groups threatened by Chinese Communist Party.

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