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Defense Minister: Taiwan Is Seeking F-35 Stealth Fighter
May 15, 2018
Defense Minister: Taiwan Is Seeking F-35 Stealth Fighter
Taiwan’s defense minister has recently reiterated his country’s interest in procuring the fifth-generation fighter jet from the United States.
Defense Minister: Taiwan Is Seeking F-35 Stealth Fighter
China Flies Su-35 Fighters Over Bashi Channel for First Time
May 12, 2018
China Flies Su-35 Fighters Over Bashi Channel for First Time
Chinese Su-35 fighter jets and H-6K bombers circled Taiwan during a long-range patrol.
China Flies Su-35 Fighters Over Bashi Channel for First Time
China Could Get a Lot More Than We Think from a Deal with the Vatican
May 04, 2018
China Could Get a Lot More Than We Think from a Deal with the Vatican
A possible deal between the Holy See and Beijing could have wide-ranging consequences.
China Could Get a Lot More Than We Think from a Deal with the Vatican
Taiwan’s National Health Insurance: A Model for Universal Health Coverage
May 02, 2018
Taiwan’s National Health Insurance: A Model for Universal Health Coverage
Taiwan has a constructive role to play in creating a robust global health network, but remains excluded from the World Health Organization.
Taiwan’s National Health Insurance: A Model for Universal Health Coverage
The Dominican Republic Abandons Taipei for Beijing
May 02, 2018
The Dominican Republic Abandons Taipei for Beijing
Thanks to Chinese diplomatic pressure, Taiwan is left with only 19 diplomatic allies now.
The Dominican Republic Abandons Taipei for Beijing
Taiwan Caught in the Middle of the U.S.-China Trade Tiff
April 24, 2018
Taiwan Caught in the Middle of the U.S.-China Trade Tiff
Aimed at China, new U.S. tariffs also hit Taiwan.
Taiwan Caught in the Middle of the U.S.-China Trade Tiff
Imperfect Democracy: The Way for Marriage Equality in Taiwan
April 06, 2018
Imperfect Democracy: The Way for Marriage Equality in Taiwan
Will Civil Code amendments or new legislation best serve the rights of same-sex couples in Taiwan?
Imperfect Democracy: The Way for Marriage Equality in Taiwan
Taiwan Denies Rumors of US F-15C/D Fighter Lease Offer
March 22, 2018
Taiwan Denies Rumors of US F-15C/D Fighter Lease Offer
The Taiwanese Ministry of Defense says there is no U.S. offer for Taiwan to lease F-15 fighters.
Taiwan Denies Rumors of US F-15C/D Fighter Lease Offer
Taiwan Wants the F-35 Stealth Fighter
March 21, 2018
Taiwan Wants the F-35 Stealth Fighter
Taiwan’s government has reiterated its interest in the U.S.-made F-35B Joint Strike Fighter.
Taiwan Wants the F-35 Stealth Fighter
China’s Air Force Holds Drills Near Japan, South Korea and Taiwan
December 19, 2017
China’s Air Force Holds Drills Near Japan, South Korea and Taiwan
For the first, Chinese military aircraft flew through the Tsushima Strait which lies between Korea and Japan on Monday.
China’s Air Force Holds Drills Near Japan, South Korea and Taiwan
China Flies Long-Range Bombers Near Japan and Taiwan
December 13, 2017
China Flies Long-Range Bombers Near Japan and Taiwan
The Chinese bombers and support aircraft aimed to “test real combat capabilities.”
China Flies Long-Range Bombers Near Japan and Taiwan
What Is the Likelihood of Cross-Strait Conflict?
October 13, 2017
What Is the Likelihood of Cross-Strait Conflict?
An Interview with Arthur Ding on Taiwan’s military and political readiness.
What Is the Likelihood of Cross-Strait Conflict?
Taiwan’s Human Rights Revolution and China’s Devolution
October 03, 2017
Taiwan’s Human Rights Revolution and China’s Devolution
There is an increasing divergence between China and Taiwan with respect to protecting human rights.
Taiwan’s Human Rights Revolution and China’s Devolution
The White Wolf of Taiwan
September 18, 2017
The White Wolf of Taiwan
Zhang Anle and his solution for the cross-strait dilemma.
The White Wolf of Taiwan
Calm Down About Taiwan’s New Premier
September 08, 2017
Calm Down About Taiwan’s New Premier
If a tree falls in a Taiwanese forest, cross-Strait relations are tense.
Calm Down About Taiwan’s New Premier
Finally, Strategic Clarity in the South China Sea. Is the Taiwan Strait Next?
September 07, 2017
Finally, Strategic Clarity in the South China Sea. Is the Taiwan Strait Next?
Routine FONOPS in the South China Sea are long overdue -- as are Taiwan Strait passages.
Finally, Strategic Clarity in the South China Sea. Is the Taiwan Strait Next?
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