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Xi and Tsai’s Dueling Messages on Cross-Strait Relations
October 15, 2021

Xi and Tsai’s Dueling Messages on Cross-Strait Relations

By Zhenze Huang
How should we understand the “Double Tenth Day” addresses made by the two leaders?

Taiwanese Presidents Will Not and Can Not Unilaterally Change Taiwan’s Status
September 21, 2021

Taiwanese Presidents Will Not and Can Not Unilaterally Change Taiwan’s Status

By Brian Hioe and Lev Nachman
A single leader cannot make Taiwan independent or unify it with the People Republic of China. Even trying either course would be political suicide.
More and More Taiwanese Favor Independence – and Think the US Would Help Fight for It
December 03, 2020

More and More Taiwanese Favor Independence – and Think the US Would Help Fight for It

By Dennis V. Hickey
The latest Taiwan National Security Survey contains both good and bad news for cross-strait stability.

What If Washington Had Supported Taiwanese Independence in the 1990s?
September 26, 2020

What If Washington Had Supported Taiwanese Independence in the 1990s?

By Robert Farley
This is not to say that taking a hard line on China would have been popular within the United States, politically possible, or even a good idea. But what if?

Former President Lee Teng-hui, Who Helped Birth Taiwan’s Democracy, Dies
July 31, 2020

Former President Lee Teng-hui, Who Helped Birth Taiwan’s Democracy, Dies

By Associated Press
Lee, the first native of Taiwan to hold the presidency, became famous for ushering in direct elections – and later for his pro-independence stance.

No, Taiwan’s President Isn’t ‘Pro-Independence’
April 23, 2020

No, Taiwan’s President Isn’t ‘Pro-Independence’

By Lev Nachman and Brian Hioe
Calling Tsai Ing-wen “pro-independence” isn’t just lazy; it’s wrong.

Star Wars: How Taiwan’s Celebrities Became Pawns in the Cross-Strait Struggle
December 26, 2019

Star Wars: How Taiwan’s Celebrities Became Pawns in the Cross-Strait Struggle

By Jo Kim
The Chinese public’s witch-hunt for “pro-independence” Taiwanese stars dims the prospects of peaceful unification with Taiwan.
Taiwan’s President Clears Her Primary Challenge. Will Her Party Get on Board?
June 21, 2019

Taiwan’s President Clears Her Primary Challenge. Will Her Party Get on Board?

By Nick Aspinwall
Now that Tsai Ing-wen has vanquished her primary challenger, she must get her party behind her in Taiwan’s general election.

Taiwan's Topsy-Turvy Cross-Strait Politics
May 01, 2019

Taiwan's Topsy-Turvy Cross-Strait Politics

By James X. Morris
Taiwan’s 2020 presidential candidates hint at a massive gravity shift toward China in both the KMT and DPP.

Invite President Tsai Before Congress? Not a Wise Move.
February 12, 2019

Invite President Tsai Before Congress? Not a Wise Move.

By Dennis V. Hickey
The risks for Taiwan and the U.S. far outweigh the benefits.

Taiwan Set to Decide on Banishing Its ‘Chinese Taipei’ Olympic Moniker
November 21, 2018

Taiwan Set to Decide on Banishing Its ‘Chinese Taipei’ Olympic Moniker

By Nick Aspinwall
The IOC warned against the upcoming referendum, which has sparked Beijing's wrath and galvanized supporters of independence.
Why Is China Bullying Taiwan?
August 03, 2018

Why Is China Bullying Taiwan?

By Chih-Cheng Chang
This goes beyond dislike for the DPP – it’s a long-term strategy from Beijing.

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