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Taiwan's 'Third Force' Makes Its Presence Known in Legislature
February 24, 2016
Taiwan's 'Third Force' Makes Its Presence Known in Legislature
A newly elected legislator from the New Power Party caused a sensation on Taiwan's social media.
Taiwan's 'Third Force' Makes Its Presence Known in Legislature
Taiwan's Elections: What to Watch For
January 06, 2016
Taiwan's Elections: What to Watch For
A look at the potential implications a DPP victory could have for Taiwan, mainland China, and the United States.
Taiwan's Elections: What to Watch For
The Rise of Taiwan’s ‘Third Force’
January 06, 2016
The Rise of Taiwan’s ‘Third Force’
Taiwan's liberals are poised to win big, thanks in part to a new political dynamic born from the Sunflower Movement.
The Rise of Taiwan’s ‘Third Force’
Historic China Meeting Won’t Ease Taiwan’s Trade Woes
November 22, 2015
Historic China Meeting Won’t Ease Taiwan’s Trade Woes
Taiwan emerges from the meeting with familiar trade and economic challenges.
Historic China Meeting Won’t Ease Taiwan’s Trade Woes
Two Myths About Taiwan’s DPP That Need to Be Laid to Rest
August 06, 2015
Two Myths About Taiwan’s DPP That Need to Be Laid to Rest
The DPP will not ruin cross-strait relations, and it isn't manipulating popular protests from behind the scenes.
Two Myths About Taiwan’s DPP That Need to Be Laid to Rest
Taiwan, the Final Piece of the Rebalance?
June 24, 2015
Taiwan, the Final Piece of the Rebalance?
Seemingly in the background of U.S. Asia policy of late, Taiwan retains immense strategic significance.
Taiwan, the Final Piece of the Rebalance?
Hong Kong and Taiwan: Populism or Democracy?
April 16, 2015
Hong Kong and Taiwan: Populism or Democracy?
Are recent protests in Hong Kong and Taiwan about democracy or a case of populist fever?
Hong Kong and Taiwan: Populism or Democracy?
The Rise of Civic Nationalism in Taiwan: A Conversation with J. Michael Cole
April 09, 2015
The Rise of Civic Nationalism in Taiwan: A Conversation with J. Michael Cole
The Diplomat's Ankit Panda and Shannon Tiezzi speak to J. Michael Cole about Taiwanese politics and society.
The Rise of Civic Nationalism in Taiwan: A Conversation with J. Michael Cole
Taiwan: Ma’s AIIB Dilemma
April 08, 2015
Taiwan: Ma’s AIIB Dilemma
Being left out of China’s new bank could leave Taiwan isolated. Joining it, though, carries political costs.
Taiwan: Ma’s AIIB Dilemma
Hong Kong and Taiwan: Evolving Identities
March 04, 2015
Hong Kong and Taiwan: Evolving Identities
The national "Chinese" identity is losing ground in both Hong Kong and Taiwan.
Hong Kong and Taiwan: Evolving Identities
Washington’s Obsolete Taiwan Policy
January 18, 2015
Washington’s Obsolete Taiwan Policy
The approach to Taiwan is strangely at odds with its policy elsewhere in the region.
Washington’s Obsolete Taiwan Policy
Why the KMT Failed in Taiwan’s Local Elections
December 09, 2014
Why the KMT Failed in Taiwan’s Local Elections
Taiwan's 2014 local elections revealed the extent of popular discontent with KMT rule.
Why the KMT Failed in Taiwan’s Local Elections
Opposition Ascendancy Won’t Release Taiwan from China’s Grip
December 08, 2014
Opposition Ascendancy Won’t Release Taiwan from China’s Grip
Taiwanese voters reject the ruling party’s strategy, but the mainland’s influence won't be easy to shake.
Opposition Ascendancy Won’t Release Taiwan from China’s Grip
Is 2014 the Start of an Asian Spring?
November 20, 2014
Is 2014 the Start of an Asian Spring?
2014 has been an historic year for protests in Asia, where until now political freedom has lagged economic growth.
Is 2014 the Start of an Asian Spring?
China’s Hearts-and-Minds Policy in Taiwan
November 20, 2014
China’s Hearts-and-Minds Policy in Taiwan
A low-pressure policy to expand cross-Strait ties may be China’s only choice for unification.
China’s Hearts-and-Minds Policy in Taiwan
The Problem with Taiwan's Support for Hong Kong Protesters
November 06, 2014
The Problem with Taiwan's Support for Hong Kong Protesters
In supporting Occupy Central and opposing the Sunflower Movement, Ma Ying-jeou suggests the ends justify the means.
The Problem with Taiwan's Support for Hong Kong Protesters
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