April 09, 2015
The Rise of Civic Nationalism in Taiwan: A Conversation with J. Michael Cole
By Ankit Panda
The Diplomat's Ankit Panda and Shannon Tiezzi speak to J. Michael Cole about Taiwanese politics and society.
April 08, 2015
Taiwan: Ma’s AIIB Dilemma
By Pei-Yu Wei
Being left out of China’s new bank could leave Taiwan isolated. Joining it, though, carries political costs.
March 04, 2015
Hong Kong and Taiwan: Evolving Identities
By Euhwa Tran
The national "Chinese" identity is losing ground in both Hong Kong and Taiwan.
January 18, 2015
Washington’s Obsolete Taiwan Policy
By Michael A. Turton
The approach to Taiwan is strangely at odds with its policy elsewhere in the region.
December 09, 2014
Why the KMT Failed in Taiwan’s Local Elections
By Ricky Yeh
Taiwan's 2014 local elections revealed the extent of popular discontent with KMT rule.
December 08, 2014
Opposition Ascendancy Won’t Release Taiwan from China’s Grip
By Shang-su Wu
Taiwanese voters reject the ruling party’s strategy, but the mainland’s influence won't be easy to shake.
November 20, 2014
Is 2014 the Start of an Asian Spring?
By Nithin Coca
2014 has been an historic year for protests in Asia, where until now political freedom has lagged economic growth.
November 20, 2014
China’s Hearts-and-Minds Policy in Taiwan
By Emily S Chen
A low-pressure policy to expand cross-Strait ties may be China’s only choice for unification.
November 06, 2014
The Problem with Taiwan's Support for Hong Kong Protesters
By Jin Kai
In supporting Occupy Central and opposing the Sunflower Movement, Ma Ying-jeou suggests the ends justify the means.
October 12, 2014
Taiwan’s President: Mainland China Needs Democracy
By Zachary Keck
Taiwan's President Ma says that democracy "has never been a monopoly of the west, but is the right of all humankind.”
October 01, 2014
How Hong Kong's Protests Will Shape Taiwanese Politics
By Shannon Tiezzi
How Beijing handles the Hong Kong protests will impact Taiwan and the cross-strait relationship.
September 29, 2014
China's Hopeless Quest for 'Friends' and 'Enemies'
By Kerry Brown
China can no longer easily classify people and political movements as "friends" or "enemies."