October 28, 2022
Correcting the Record on US Taiwan Policy
By Ben Lowsen
The important nuances of “strategic ambiguity” and other elements of U.S. policy are often lost in the headlines.
September 22, 2022
Making Sense of Biden’s Taiwan Policy
By Denny Roy
The Biden team thinks its adjustments to Taiwan policy will prevent a miscalculation by Beijing. Unfortunately, that may itself be a miscalculation.
September 22, 2022
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.
August 29, 2022
US-China-Taiwan Tensions: New Status Quo?
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Eric Chan
August 19, 2022
Sri Lanka’s Strategic Ambiguity Won’t Hold
By Viruben Nandakumar
Sri Lanka’s refusal to codify trade relations with India speaks to a consistent policy of strategic ambiguity.
June 02, 2022
Is Biden Bringing ‘Strategic Ambiguity’ on Taiwan to an End?
By Mark S. Cogan
Despite his recent gaffes about U.S. policy toward Taiwan, Biden's caution and conservatism are likely to carry the day.
March 09, 2022
Time to End Ambiguity: Ukrainian Lessons for Taiwan and the U.S.
By Mark S. Cogan and Paul D. Scott
If the West will not defend Ukraine, a country of 40 million people and the breadbasket of Europe, will it defend Taiwan?
November 18, 2021
US Lawmakers Visit Taiwan Amid Flurry of Diplomatic Activity
By Brian Hioe
The trip came amid a busy diplomatic stretch, including Taiwan-Europe exchanges as well as the Biden-Xi phone call.
October 25, 2021
Biden, Taiwan, and Strategic Ambiguity
By Dennis V. Hickey
Even U.S. presidents apparently need a primer on the U.S. stance on Taiwan’s defense.
August 24, 2021
Did Biden’s Taiwan Remarks Represent a US Policy Change?
By Gerrit van der Wees
“Strategic ambiguity” is not a policy; it is a tactic. The difference matters.
July 17, 2021
The Road Ahead for Taiwan-US Relations
By Melissa Conley Tyler
Increased U.S. support has raised hopes in Taiwan – and some of those expectations may be difficult for Washington to meet.
April 27, 2021
Why US Strategic Ambiguity Is Safer for Taiwan
By Simon Shin-wei Chen, Wang Kai-chun , and Samuel Hui
U.S. strategic ambiguity toward Taiwan restricts any unilateral decisions by both sides of the strait that could potentially escalate the situation.