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Taiwan Strait Tensions Will Stabilize – But Only Temporarily

Taiwan Strait Tensions Will Stabilize – But Only Temporarily

By Denny Roy
Taiwan’s election season will likely stabilize the cross-strait situation, but all bets are off when the new administration comes into office.
Will Taiwan Still Be a Peacekeeper After Its Upcoming Presidential Election?

Will Taiwan Still Be a Peacekeeper After Its Upcoming Presidential Election?

By Calvin Chu
William Lai faces questions over his perceived support for Taiwan independence. But basic political realities will push any Taiwanese leader to refrain from making risky moves.

How Terry Gou’s Independent Run Impacts the 2024 Taiwanese Election

How Terry Gou’s Independent Run Impacts the 2024 Taiwanese Election

By Jake Levy
Taiwan's four-way presidential race will mean a dramatic end to the campaign season.

Despite China’s Threats, Taiwan VP’s US Visit Sees Muted Reaction

Despite China’s Threats, Taiwan VP’s US Visit Sees Muted Reaction

By Brian Hioe
Vice President William Lai, who is also the DPP's presidential candidate, transited New York and San Francisco this week.

Taiwan’s Vice President Plans US Stopover as Presidential Campaign Heats up

Taiwan’s Vice President Plans US Stopover as Presidential Campaign Heats up

By Brian Hioe
William Lai, who is also the DPP's candidate for the 2024 presidential election, is expected to transit through New York and San Francisco in mid-August.
Taiwan’s 2024 Election Campaigns See Early Stumbles

Taiwan’s 2024 Election Campaigns See Early Stumbles

By Brian Hioe
KMT candidate Hou Yu-ih faced an unexpectedly difficult start to his campaign, while the DPP courted controversy with some legislative nominations.

How Taiwan’s Growing Economic Woes Will Impact Its 2024 Elections 

How Taiwan’s Growing Economic Woes Will Impact Its 2024 Elections 

By Daniel Fu
Voters' general pessimism regarding the economy is souring views of the DPP as Taiwan gears up for presidential elections in January.
With DPP’s Candidate Pick, Taiwan’s 2024 Presidential Race Begins

With DPP’s Candidate Pick, Taiwan’s 2024 Presidential Race Begins

By Shannon Tiezzi
William Lai is already positioning the race as a referendum on China policy, while the KMT (and Beijing) are trying to emphasize economic issues.

Taiwan Cabinet Reshuffle Sets the Stage for 2024 Presidential Elections

Taiwan Cabinet Reshuffle Sets the Stage for 2024 Presidential Elections

By Brian Hioe
With President Tsai's term coming to an end next year, the DPP's cabinet reshuffle sends hints about the next generation of party leadership.

Taiwan Politics Outlook: A KMT Resurgence?

Taiwan Politics Outlook: A KMT Resurgence?

By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Nathan F. Batto.

What Will the New Chair of Taiwan’s Ruling Party Mean for Cross-Strait Relations?

What Will the New Chair of Taiwan’s Ruling Party Mean for Cross-Strait Relations?

By Chieh Yen
Decoding William Lai’s positioning on cross-strait relations – and the implications for peace and stability in the Asia-Pacific.
Ex-Japan PM Abe’s Funeral Draws Foreign Delegates Paying Their Respects

Ex-Japan PM Abe’s Funeral Draws Foreign Delegates Paying Their Respects

By Thisanka Siripala
Japan bid farewell to former Prime Minister Abe Shinzo in a funeral service that drew public mourners and foreign dignitaries.

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