What Do Taiwanese Think About Expanding Conscription?
By Timothy S. Rich and Serena White
A new survey finds broad support for the lengthened conscription period, even past the current one year mark.
The Taiwan Emergency Debate … in Taiwan
By KAWASHIMA Shin
What do the Taiwanese people themselves think?
China’s Anger Over Pelosi Visit Will Further Alienate Taiwanese
By Koji Kagotani and Wen-Chin Wu
China’s warnings against the U.S. House Speaker’s trip will induce political backlash in Taiwan, and increase support for hard-line policies against Beijing.
China’s New White Paper Lays out Vision for Post ‘Reunification’ Taiwan
By Shannon Tiezzi
For the first time, Beijing leaves open the possibility of an extended military occupation after unification, adding to fears that Taiwanese would be subject to a “re-education” campaign.
Taiwan Says it is ‘Preparing For War,’ But Are Taiwanese Mentally Ready?
By Liam Gibson
A persistent perception gap between public and policymakers may undermine government efforts to build the island’s resilience.
What Do People in Taiwan Think About Their Military?
By Austin Horng-En Wang, Charles K. S. Wu, Fan-Yu Chen, and Yao-Yuan Yeh
As the perceived threat from China rises, people in Taiwan are reevaluating long-held negative views of their military.
What Do Taiwanese Think of China’s Record-Setting Incursions Into Taiwan’s ADIZ?
By Brian Hioe
Chinese military aircraft have broken consecutive records in the past week. What message is Beijing trying to send, and is it being received as intended?
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.
Hong Kong National Security Law: The View From Taiwan
By T.Y. Wang
China’s new national security legislation for Hong Kong will only harden Taiwan citizens’ determination to resist Beijing’s unification offer.
What Do Taiwan’s People Think About Their Relationship to China?
By Fang-Yu Chen, Austin Wang, Charles K.S. Wu, and Yao-Yuan Yeh
A new survey delves more deeply into Taiwanese public opinion toward the ROC, China, and the nation’s future.
Taiwan Bars Children of Taiwanese-Chinese Couples From Repatriation Amid Coronavirus Outbreak
By Nick Aspinwall
The reversal of an earlier decision to allow the children entry to Taiwan was supported by DPP legislators and revealed a divide among Taiwanese people.
Taiwan’s Relations with India: Partisan Divides
By Timothy S. Rich, Andi Dahmer, Madelynn Einhorn, and Vasabjit Banerjee
What do Taiwanese people think about burgeoning ties with India? To a large extent, it depends on their political affiliation.