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Taiwan's Topsy-Turvy Cross-Strait Politics
May 01, 2019
Taiwan's Topsy-Turvy Cross-Strait Politics
Taiwan’s 2020 presidential candidates hint at a massive gravity shift toward China in both the KMT and DPP.
Taiwan's Topsy-Turvy Cross-Strait Politics
Invite President Tsai Before Congress? Not a Wise Move.
February 12, 2019
Invite President Tsai Before Congress? Not a Wise Move.
The risks for Taiwan and the U.S. far outweigh the benefits.
Invite President Tsai Before Congress? Not a Wise Move.
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
The IOC warned against the upcoming referendum, which has sparked Beijing's wrath and galvanized supporters of independence.
Taiwan Set to Decide on Banishing Its ‘Chinese Taipei’ Olympic Moniker
Why Is China Bullying Taiwan?
August 03, 2018
Why Is China Bullying Taiwan?
This goes beyond dislike for the DPP – it’s a long-term strategy from Beijing.
Why Is China Bullying Taiwan?
Brian Hioe: The Sunflower Movement, 4 Years Later
July 18, 2018
Brian Hioe: The Sunflower Movement, 4 Years Later
An interview with New Bloom co-founder and student activist Brian Hioe, 4 years after the Sunflower Movement.
Brian Hioe: The Sunflower Movement, 4 Years Later
Does China Have a ‘Blacklist’ of Taiwan ‘Separatists’?
May 17, 2018
Does China Have a ‘Blacklist’ of Taiwan ‘Separatists’?
Even if the blacklist doesn't currently exist, China's habit of extraterritorial abductions makes it all too plausible.
Does China Have a ‘Blacklist’ of Taiwan ‘Separatists’?
'Sky Row' Calls for Debates on China in Taiwan
January 20, 2018
'Sky Row' Calls for Debates on China in Taiwan
China's unilateral announcement of new flight routes should spark a rethink of Tsai's cross-strait policy.
'Sky Row' Calls for Debates on China in Taiwan
China's Playbook for Conquering Taiwan
November 29, 2017
China's Playbook for Conquering Taiwan
Beijing has a clear approach to doing what it has long intended.
China's Playbook for Conquering Taiwan
Do the Taiwan Independence Movement’s Symbolic Victories Hide a Lack of Practical Hope?
October 27, 2017
Do the Taiwan Independence Movement’s Symbolic Victories Hide a Lack of Practical Hope?
A time zone and passport stickers reflect the inability of the independence movement to gain real political victories.
Do the Taiwan Independence Movement’s Symbolic Victories Hide a Lack of Practical Hope?
The Taipei-Beijing 'Diplomatic Truce' Crumbles: What Next for Taiwan?
June 21, 2017
The Taipei-Beijing 'Diplomatic Truce' Crumbles: What Next for Taiwan?
With Panama deciding to recognize the government in Beijing, Taiwan's list of diplomatic allies continues to shrink.
The Taipei-Beijing 'Diplomatic Truce' Crumbles: What Next for Taiwan?
China Gives Stern Warning to Taiwan, Hong Kong Independence Advocates
December 30, 2016
China Gives Stern Warning to Taiwan, Hong Kong Independence Advocates
Following military exercises, a government spokesman said pro-independence forces will be left "broken and bleeding."
China Gives Stern Warning to Taiwan, Hong Kong Independence Advocates
Tsai Ing-wen’s Cross-Strait Policies: Vague By Design?
June 06, 2016
Tsai Ing-wen’s Cross-Strait Policies: Vague By Design?
Taiwan's new president is vague on cross-strait ties, but that might be by design.
Tsai Ing-wen’s Cross-Strait Policies: Vague By Design?
Without Clarity on 1992 Consensus, Tsai and DPP Will Face Challenges Ahead
May 25, 2016
Without Clarity on 1992 Consensus, Tsai and DPP Will Face Challenges Ahead
Without the stability of the "1992 consensus," Taiwan could be in big trouble
Without Clarity on 1992 Consensus, Tsai and DPP Will Face Challenges Ahead
China’s 3 Options for 'Unifying' Taiwan
April 15, 2016
China’s 3 Options for 'Unifying' Taiwan
Using Taiwanese factionalism to gain a foothold could be the most attractive option for Beijing.
China’s 3 Options for 'Unifying' Taiwan
A K-Pop Star, a Flag, and a Political Imbroglio
January 31, 2016
A K-Pop Star, a Flag, and a Political Imbroglio
How a 16-year-old singer found herself in the middle of a cross-strait spat.
A K-Pop Star, a Flag, and a Political Imbroglio
China's Potential Pitfalls #4: Splittist Forces
November 13, 2015
China's Potential Pitfalls #4: Splittist Forces
How separatists in Tibet, Xinjiang, and Taiwan could affect China's future.
China's Potential Pitfalls #4: Splittist Forces
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