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Tsai Clears the Way for a US-Taiwan Trade Agreement
August 29, 2020

Tsai Clears the Way for a US-Taiwan Trade Agreement

By Shannon Tiezzi
The president’s decision to ease restrictions on imports of U.S. pork and beef removes one of the major stumbling blocks to such a deal.

Taiwan and US Pledge Health Partnership, Possible Trade Agreement After Azar Visit
August 14, 2020

Taiwan and US Pledge Health Partnership, Possible Trade Agreement After Azar Visit

By Nick Aspinwall
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said Thursday her country would seek a trade agreement and closer security ties with the United States.
Taiwan President Asserts Sovereignty Over Disputed Islands Claimed by Japan and China
June 26, 2020

Taiwan President Asserts Sovereignty Over Disputed Islands Claimed by Japan and China

By Nick Aspinwall
Tsai Ing-wen reiterated Taiwan’s claim over the Diaoyutai/Senkakus after opposition politicians pushed her to respond to a Japanese move to change their administrative name.

Changing of the Guard as William Lai Replaces Taiwan’s Epidemiologist Vice President
June 19, 2020

Changing of the Guard as William Lai Replaces Taiwan’s Epidemiologist Vice President

By Nick Aspinwall
Chen Chien-jen ended his single term as vice president after playing a key role in Taiwan’s successful COVID-19 response.

Is the ‘1992 Consensus‘ Fading Away in the Taiwan Strait?
June 02, 2020

Is the ‘1992 Consensus‘ Fading Away in the Taiwan Strait?

By Derek Grossman
Beijing and Taipei‘s nebulous common understanding is not what it used to be.

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen Begins Her Second Term
May 21, 2020

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen Begins Her Second Term

By Nick Aspinwall
Tsai thanked the Taiwanese people for their unity and resilience in containing the COVID-19 outbreak and offered to engage in dialogue with Beijing.

The Precarious Triangle: China, Taiwan, and United States
May 15, 2020

The Precarious Triangle: China, Taiwan, and United States

By Zoe Leung
Taiwan has become the most dangerous flashpoint in U.S.-China relations.
Tsai Ing-wen 2.0
May 01, 2020

Tsai Ing-wen 2.0

By Lev Nachman and Jessica Drun
Tsai’s first term had its successes and failures, yet she still won a historic re-election victory. What can she deliver in her second term?

No, Taiwan’s President Isn’t ‘Pro-Independence’
April 23, 2020

No, Taiwan’s President Isn’t ‘Pro-Independence’

By Lev Nachman and Brian Hioe
Calling Tsai Ing-wen “pro-independence” isn’t just lazy; it’s wrong.

China’s Worrying Military Exercises Near Taiwan 
April 17, 2020

China’s Worrying Military Exercises Near Taiwan 

By Rajeswari Pillai Rajagopalan
China’s moves in the region, despite the pandemic, are only likely to generate fear and inspire greater cooperation with Washington.  

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.

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