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.
July 18, 2018
Brian Hioe: The Sunflower Movement, 4 Years Later
By James X. Morris
An interview with New Bloom co-founder and student activist Brian Hioe, 4 years after the Sunflower Movement.
May 17, 2018
Does China Have a ‘Blacklist’ of Taiwan ‘Separatists’?
By J. Michael Cole
Even if the blacklist doesn't currently exist, China's habit of extraterritorial abductions makes it all too plausible.
January 20, 2018
'Sky Row' Calls for Debates on China in Taiwan
By Charles I-hsin Chen
China's unilateral announcement of new flight routes should spark a rethink of Tsai's cross-strait policy.
November 29, 2017
China's Playbook for Conquering Taiwan
By Ian Easton
Beijing has a clear approach to doing what it has long intended.
October 27, 2017
Do the Taiwan Independence Movement’s Symbolic Victories Hide a Lack of Practical Hope?
By Shang-su Wu
A time zone and passport stickers reflect the inability of the independence movement to gain real political victories.
June 21, 2017
The Taipei-Beijing 'Diplomatic Truce' Crumbles: What Next for Taiwan?
By Ankit Panda
With Panama deciding to recognize the government in Beijing, Taiwan's list of diplomatic allies continues to shrink.
December 30, 2016
China Gives Stern Warning to Taiwan, Hong Kong Independence Advocates
By Cal Wong
Following military exercises, a government spokesman said pro-independence forces will be left "broken and bleeding."
June 06, 2016
Tsai Ing-wen’s Cross-Strait Policies: Vague By Design?
By Katherine Wei
Taiwan's new president is vague on cross-strait ties, but that might be by design.
May 25, 2016
Without Clarity on 1992 Consensus, Tsai and DPP Will Face Challenges Ahead
By Dingding Chen
Without the stability of the "1992 consensus," Taiwan could be in big trouble
April 15, 2016
China’s 3 Options for 'Unifying' Taiwan
By Yang Hengjun
Using Taiwanese factionalism to gain a foothold could be the most attractive option for Beijing.
January 31, 2016
A K-Pop Star, a Flag, and a Political Imbroglio
By Jenna Gibson
How a 16-year-old singer found herself in the middle of a cross-strait spat.