August 11, 2022
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.
October 25, 2021
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.
October 21, 2021
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.
October 06, 2021
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?
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.
July 02, 2020
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.
May 29, 2020
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.
February 15, 2020
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.
January 25, 2020
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.
March 22, 2019
Are Taiwan’s Citizens Willing to Fight Against China?
By Yao-Yuan Yeh, Charles K.S. Wu, Austin Wang, and Fang-Yu Chen
According to a recent survey, the public in Taiwan is not war shy after all.
November 10, 2018
What Does the 1992 Consensus Mean to Citizens in Taiwan?
By Austin Wang, Charles K.S. Wu, Yao-Yuan Yeh, & Fang-Yu Chen
Hint: it’s not what either Taiwan or China think it means.
September 13, 2018
What Does Taiwan Think of the US Factor in Cross-Strait Relations?
By Shi-huei Yang
A look at how the Taiwanese public evaluates the Trump administration's commitment to Taiwan.