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Report: Beijing Ups Pressure on Taipei’s Sole Remaining African Diplomatic Partner
February 11, 2020

Report: Beijing Ups Pressure on Taipei’s Sole Remaining African Diplomatic Partner

By Ankit Panda
The pressure on Eswatini increased after Tsai Ing-wen's January 2020 election victory.

The Coronavirus Outbreak Presents an Opportunity for Cross-Strait Rapprochement
February 07, 2020

The Coronavirus Outbreak Presents an Opportunity for Cross-Strait Rapprochement

By Jo Kim
Taipei and Beijing could both extend olive branches in the name of a public health emergency that would otherwise be politically infeasible.
Is This the End of the 1992 Consensus?
January 30, 2020

Is This the End of the 1992 Consensus?

By Zihao Liu
The 1992 Consensus is being challenged by each of the three major forces shaping cross-strait relations: the DPP, the KMT, and Beijing.

What’s Next for Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy in Tsai’s Second Term?
January 15, 2020

What’s Next for Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy in Tsai’s Second Term?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Tsai’s reelection offers a valuable opportunity to build on a key foreign policy priority.

Treading Choppy Waters: Cross-Strait Relations in Taiwan’s 2020 Presidential Election
January 15, 2020

Treading Choppy Waters: Cross-Strait Relations in Taiwan’s 2020 Presidential Election

By Pam Kennedy
Taiwan's presidential election was heavily influenced by cross-strait relations. What comes next?

Taiwan ‘Shouts Back’: President Tsai Wins Re-Election Despite China’s Pressure Campaign
January 12, 2020

Taiwan ‘Shouts Back’: President Tsai Wins Re-Election Despite China’s Pressure Campaign

By Shannon Tiezzi
Tsai Ing-wen won a landslide victory over her opponent, in a blow to Beijing's hopes.

Taiwan Candidates Rally as KMT Official Accused of Attempting to Bribe Chinese Defector
January 10, 2020

Taiwan Candidates Rally as KMT Official Accused of Attempting to Bribe Chinese Defector

By Nick Aspinwall
Wang Liqiang, the self-proclaimed Chinese spy, reportedly received death threats in an attempt to coerce him to recant his allegations and falsely implicate Taiwan’s DPP in corruption.
‘I Could Never Trust Them’: The China Factor in Taiwan’s Youth Vote
January 10, 2020

‘I Could Never Trust Them’: The China Factor in Taiwan’s Youth Vote

By Staś Butler
The Hong Kong protests are mobilizing Taiwan’s youth ahead of a pivotal election.

Election Aside, Taiwan’s Generation Gap Will Shape Relations With China
January 09, 2020

Election Aside, Taiwan’s Generation Gap Will Shape Relations With China

By Jeremy Huai-Che Chiang
Whatever the result of the election on Saturday, the surge in Taiwanese identity among young people is here to stay.

Beijing’s Fear of Taiwan Independence Under Tsai Steers Taiwan Away From Unification – Again
January 08, 2020

Beijing’s Fear of Taiwan Independence Under Tsai Steers Taiwan Away From Unification – Again

By Jo Kim
Why does so much of China's approach to Taiwan under the DPP seem self-defeating? Because Beijing believes it has no other choice.

Taiwan Heads to the Polls: What Are the Geopolitical Stakes?
January 07, 2020

Taiwan Heads to the Polls: What Are the Geopolitical Stakes?

By Ankit Panda
What are the stakes in Taiwan’s seventh direct presidential elections?
Taiwan Passes Anti-Infiltration Act Ahead of Election Amid Opposition Protests
January 03, 2020

Taiwan Passes Anti-Infiltration Act Ahead of Election Amid Opposition Protests

By Nick Aspinwall
President Tsai Ing-wen defended the new law, which is designed to curb Chinese influence in Taiwan’s politics. Opposition lawmakers slammed the act and pledged a review.

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