The Clock Has Run out on Ma Ying-jeou’s Cross-Strait Approach
By Chieh-Ting Yeh
In 2023, Ma’s dream of dialogue and compromise looks unrealistically naive.
Tsai Ing-wen Must Share the Blame for the Deterioration of Cross-Strait Relations
By Dennis V. Hickey
Back in 2011, the Obama administration caught flak for leaking its fears about then-candidate Tsai’s cross-strait policy. In retrospect, it was right to be concerned.
Ma Ying-jeou’s Trip to China Sparks Pushback – From Taiwanese and Chinese Alike
By Hemant Adlakha
Beijing approves of Ma Ying-jeou’s historic 12-day journey into China, but a segment of the Chinese public sees Ma as a “pro-independence” traitor.
Former Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou Will Visit China
By Huizhong Wu
Ma’s tenure oversaw a period of warm ties with China, but his controversial trade deal laid the seeds for the anti-China volte face in Taiwanese public opinion.
Does Ma Ying-jeou Know Why He Is Unpopular in Taiwan?
By DD Wu
The former Taiwanese president rejects the idea that his close relations with China caused his party's defeat in 2016.