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The Rise and Rapid Fall of Han Kuo-yu
March 18, 2020

The Rise and Rapid Fall of Han Kuo-yu

By Dominique Reichenbach
‘Taiwan’s Trump’ lost his presidential bid. Now Han could lose his mayorship thanks to a recall movement.

Taiwan’s Electoral System Puts the US to Shame
February 13, 2020

Taiwan’s Electoral System Puts the US to Shame

By Dominique Reichenbach
The United States has much to learn from Taiwan’s open democratic processes.
How Taiwan’s History Illuminates the 2020 Election
January 24, 2020

How Taiwan’s History Illuminates the 2020 Election

By Evan Dawley and Wayne Soon
Taiwan's democratic culture -- and ties to Hong Kong -- long predate the 21st century.

James Soong: The End of an (Authoritarian) Era in Taiwan
January 15, 2020

James Soong: The End of an (Authoritarian) Era in Taiwan

By James Baron
Soong’s departure from the political scene signals a break with Taiwan’s authoritarian past.

Treading Choppy Waters: Cross-Strait Relations in Taiwan’s 2020 Presidential Election
January 15, 2020

Treading Choppy Waters: Cross-Strait Relations in Taiwan’s 2020 Presidential Election

By Pam Kennedy
Taiwan's presidential election was heavily influenced by cross-strait relations. What comes next?

Taiwan ‘Shouts Back’: President Tsai Wins Re-Election Despite China’s Pressure Campaign
January 12, 2020

Taiwan ‘Shouts Back’: President Tsai Wins Re-Election Despite China’s Pressure Campaign

By Shannon Tiezzi
Tsai Ing-wen won a landslide victory over her opponent, in a blow to Beijing's hopes.

Taiwan Candidates Rally as KMT Official Accused of Attempting to Bribe Chinese Defector
January 10, 2020

Taiwan Candidates Rally as KMT Official Accused of Attempting to Bribe Chinese Defector

By Nick Aspinwall
Wang Liqiang, the self-proclaimed Chinese spy, reportedly received death threats in an attempt to coerce him to recant his allegations and falsely implicate Taiwan’s DPP in corruption.
What Does Taiwan’s Public Think About Election Interference From China?
January 10, 2020

What Does Taiwan’s Public Think About Election Interference From China?

By Timothy S. Rich, Madelynn Einhorn, Isabel Eliassen, Carolyn Brueggemann, and Alexandrea Pike-Goff
Polling shows Taiwanese interpret China's interference and disinformation campaigns through partisan lens.

‘I Could Never Trust Them’: The China Factor in Taiwan’s Youth Vote
January 10, 2020

‘I Could Never Trust Them’: The China Factor in Taiwan’s Youth Vote

By Staś Butler
The Hong Kong protests are mobilizing Taiwan’s youth ahead of a pivotal election.

Election Aside, Taiwan’s Generation Gap Will Shape Relations With China
January 09, 2020

Election Aside, Taiwan’s Generation Gap Will Shape Relations With China

By Jeremy Huai-Che Chiang
Whatever the result of the election on Saturday, the surge in Taiwanese identity among young people is here to stay.

Beijing’s Fear of Taiwan Independence Under Tsai Steers Taiwan Away From Unification – Again
January 08, 2020

Beijing’s Fear of Taiwan Independence Under Tsai Steers Taiwan Away From Unification – Again

By Jo Kim
Why does so much of China's approach to Taiwan under the DPP seem self-defeating? Because Beijing believes it has no other choice.
Taiwan Passes Anti-Infiltration Act Ahead of Election Amid Opposition Protests
January 03, 2020

Taiwan Passes Anti-Infiltration Act Ahead of Election Amid Opposition Protests

By Nick Aspinwall
President Tsai Ing-wen defended the new law, which is designed to curb Chinese influence in Taiwan’s politics. Opposition lawmakers slammed the act and pledged a review.

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