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Taiwan Is Not a Bargaining Chip
July 26, 2018
Taiwan Is Not a Bargaining Chip
As Washington dials up pressure on Beijing, it should not view Taiwan simply as a lever in its diplomatic toolkit.
Taiwan Is Not a Bargaining Chip
Brian Hioe: The Sunflower Movement, 4 Years Later
July 18, 2018
Brian Hioe: The Sunflower Movement, 4 Years Later
An interview with New Bloom co-founder and student activist Brian Hioe, 4 years after the Sunflower Movement.
Brian Hioe: The Sunflower Movement, 4 Years Later
2 US Navy Warships Transit Taiwan Strait
July 09, 2018
2 US Navy Warships Transit Taiwan Strait
U.S. guided missile destroyers pass through the Taiwan Strait.
2 US Navy Warships Transit Taiwan Strait
Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy Meets the US Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy
June 28, 2018
Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy Meets the US Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy
Aligning with FOIP would have both opportunities and risks for Taiwan.
Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy Meets the US Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy
The US Opens a New Compound in Taiwan. It’s Business As Usual.
June 18, 2018
The US Opens a New Compound in Taiwan. It’s Business As Usual.
Despite some initial concerns, the American Institute in Taiwan's opening came and went without major incident.
The US Opens a New Compound in Taiwan. It’s Business As Usual.
Will the Trump Administration Send a US Aircraft Carrier Through the Taiwan Strait?
June 06, 2018
Will the Trump Administration Send a US Aircraft Carrier Through the Taiwan Strait?
The Trump administration may be setting the stage for a show of reassurance toward Taipei.
Will the Trump Administration Send a US Aircraft Carrier Through the Taiwan Strait?
China Puts the Squeeze on Taiwan
May 25, 2018
China Puts the Squeeze on Taiwan
The loss of yet another diplomatic ally -- Burkina Faso -- is just the tip of the iceberg.
China Puts the Squeeze on Taiwan
Taiwan, US Get Down to the Business of Defense
May 16, 2018
Taiwan, US Get Down to the Business of Defense
A recent forum, held in Taiwan for the first time, deepened defense industry links -- much to China's dismay.
Taiwan, US Get Down to the Business of Defense
J. Michael Cole on Taiwan and the Indo-Pacific Concept
April 28, 2018
J. Michael Cole on Taiwan and the Indo-Pacific Concept
How does Taiwan fit into the free and open Indo-Pacific?
J. Michael Cole on Taiwan and the Indo-Pacific Concept
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
The Taiwan Travel Act in Context
March 19, 2018
The Taiwan Travel Act in Context
As the United States rethinks its approach to China, it's time to also reimagine relations with Taiwan.
The Taiwan Travel Act in Context
US Paves Way for High-Level Exchanges With Taiwan
March 03, 2018
US Paves Way for High-Level Exchanges With Taiwan
The Taiwan Travel Act has passed the Senate, and now heads to Trump's desk for a signature.
US Paves Way for High-Level Exchanges With Taiwan
Time to Let Taiwan Join the Pacific Partnership
February 27, 2018
Time to Let Taiwan Join the Pacific Partnership
Taiwan is an exemplar in the disaster relief and cooperation the mission seeks to promote.
Time to Let Taiwan Join the Pacific Partnership
Trump’s First Asia-Pacific Tour: The View From Taiwan
November 17, 2017
Trump’s First Asia-Pacific Tour: The View From Taiwan
What implications did Trump's trip have for the U.S.-China-Taiwan triangle?
Trump’s First Asia-Pacific Tour: The View From Taiwan
Ian Easton on Military Dynamics in Cross-Strait Relations
November 01, 2017
Ian Easton on Military Dynamics in Cross-Strait Relations
Just how likely is a war over Taiwan?
Ian Easton on Military Dynamics in Cross-Strait Relations
China's Lobbying Against the Taiwan Travel Act Backfires
October 17, 2017
China's Lobbying Against the Taiwan Travel Act Backfires
Despite China’s threat, the US House Foreign Affairs Committee passed the Taiwan Travel Act unanimously.
China's Lobbying Against the Taiwan Travel Act Backfires
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