Is Beijing ‘Internationalizing’ Cross-Strait Trade?
By Zhiqun Zhu
China is following WTO procedures to investigate Taiwan’s trade practices. That is unprecedented.
With DPP’s Candidate Pick, Taiwan’s 2024 Presidential Race Begins
By Shannon Tiezzi
William Lai is already positioning the race as a referendum on China policy, while the KMT (and Beijing) are trying to emphasize economic issues.
Did Taiwan Call off Another US House Speaker Visit?
By Brian Hioe
A scoop from Financial Times says that Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen has instead asked to meet Kevin McCarthy during a stopover visit to California.
The International Effect of Taiwan’s Local Elections
By Hippolyte Cailleteau
Taiwan’s local officials can, and often do, set their own course with regards to China and other countries.
What Will the New Chair of Taiwan’s Ruling Party Mean for Cross-Strait Relations?
By Chieh Yen
Decoding William Lai’s positioning on cross-strait relations – and the implications for peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific.
Taiwan Security Officials Propose Ban on Chinese Flag
By Nick Aspinwall
A new bill would make displaying the PRC flag into a national security offense. Critics say it would violate freedom of speech.
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.
Treading Choppy Waters: Cross-Strait Relations in Taiwan’s 2020 Presidential Election
By Pam Kennedy
Taiwan's presidential election was heavily influenced by cross-strait relations. What comes next?
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 ‘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.
Taiwan’s Ruling Party Is Getting Tough on China Ahead of 2020 Elections
By Nick Aspinwall
DPP legislators have prioritized a flurry of new measures aimed to clamp down on cross-strait engagement between Taiwan and China.
Taiwan's Topsy-Turvy Cross-Strait Politics
By James X. Morris
Taiwan’s 2020 presidential candidates hint at a massive gravity shift toward China in both the KMT and DPP.