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.
October 09, 2020
‘Strategic Clarity’ Won’t Solve the United States’ Taiwan Dilemma
By Andy Zelleke
An open commitment to defend Taiwan won’t mean much unless the U.S. has the certain capacity to do so.
September 13, 2020
The End of Strategic Ambiguity in the Taiwan Strait
By Eric Chan
The collapse of confidence in long-term advantage means the era of strategic ambiguity is over.
June 14, 2017
Time to End US Strategic Ambiguity on Taiwan
By Joseph Bosco
Trump should be clear: the U.S. will come to Taiwan's aid if it is attacked.
November 03, 2015
The Diminishing Returns of Ambiguity in the South China Sea
By Ryan Santicola
At this point, China’s own interests may be better served by clarifying its claims.