Why Does the United States Oppose Taiwanese Independence?
By Seamus Boyle
The U.S. – along with Taiwanese people – draws the important distinction between de jure Taiwanese independence and the existing status quo of Taiwanese autonomy and self-governance.
China’s Word Game: A New Narrative of the “One China Principle”
By Chien-Huei Wu, Ching-Fu Lin, and Yun-Sheng Lin
China has been attempting to camouflage its “one China principle” as a “general principle of law” in the international arena to strengthen the legitimacy of its claim over Taiwan.
US Relations With the Republic of China, 1943-1960
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Martin B. Gold.
US Moves Toward ‘Strategic Clarity’ Reveal Old Rifts in China-US Relations
By Kuan-Ting Chen and Joe Baldock
As President Biden doubles down on his commitment to defend Taiwan, the discrepancies between Chinese and U.S. interpretations of their foundational diplomatic policies are beginning to show.
The US Rescinded Its Taiwan Guidelines. What Does That Actually Mean?
By Gerrit van der Wees
A look at the history of the guidelines, and the timing and implications of the move to end them.
China Tried to Pry India and Taiwan Apart. They Only Grew Closer.
By Nick Aspinwall
China told Indian media not to call Taiwan a country ahead of its national day. It became the perfect opportunity for Taiwan and India to celebrate their friendship.
From the Deal to Decoupling: Trump’s Evolution on China
By Bonnie Girard
How far can the administration push without completely upending the foundations of the U.S.-China relationship? We might be about to find out.
A Conversation on Hong Kong
By Luke Hunt
Luke Hunt speaks to RTHK broadcaster Annemarie Evans.
Prague vs. Beijing: Estranged Sister Cities
By Manuel Eckert and Richard Q. Turcsányi
Is the severing of sister city ties between Prague and Beijing a case of Chinese punishment or Czech politics?
Foreign Companies Should Give up Their China Fantasy
By Chauncey Jung
China is now attempting to force foreign companies to accept its own ideology.
Reconceiving Taiwan as a Pacific Island Country
By Janice Feng
The claim “Taiwan has always been Chinese” is simply untrue and anachronistic.
Trump’s First Asia-Pacific Tour: The View From Taiwan
By Cheng-Fung Lu
What implications did Trump's trip have for the U.S.-China-Taiwan triangle?