Written by J. Michael Cole. Li Kexin, speaking at the embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Washington last week told hundreds of people assembled at
Taiwan’s Shifting Strategic Position under Trump
Written by Derek Ye Xiao Di. U.S. President Donald Trump concluded his Asia-Pacific trip a few weeks ago, but its outcome is still being questioned.
The Obstacles to Agreeing an EU-Taiwan Investment Agreement
Written by Michael Reilly. In October 2015 the European Commission announced that it would ‘explore launching negotiations on investment with [….] Taiwan.’ For a country that
The New Southbound Policy: Tsai’s Soft Power Alternative
Written by Mariah Thornton. During the presidential debate of 2016, then Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate Tsai Ing-wen boldly posited: ‘When the maintenance of our diplomatic
Catalonia, Taiwan, and the Centralising State (part II)
Written by Ben Goren. In the first part of this article, I briefly explored the wider historical contexts of current rising claims to independence in Catalonia and
Taiwan, China, and the future of U.S. policy in Asia
Written by Douglas Paal. China has just concluded its 19th Party Congress. The air is redolent with questions about how much will change and what
Catalonia, Taiwan, and the Centralising State
Written by Ben Goren. In his recent piece, “Catalonia: How Can Taiwan Draw Lessons?”, Ian Inkster makes a number of astute observations regarding growing movements for
China Goes OBOR: Can Taiwan Join?
Written by Gerald Chan. In her maiden policy address on 11 October 2017, Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special
Ascertaining the Status of Taiwan from Treaties and the ROC Constitution
Written by Chai Boon Kheng. The question of Taiwan presents one of the most elusive problems in international law. While treaty texts pertaining to Taiwan are
Catalonia: How Can Taiwan Draw Lessons?
Written by Ian Inkster. For one political system to draw lessons from what is happening in another is a tortuous notion and a difficult practice. But
What will Xi Jinping say about Taiwan at the 19th Party Congress?
Written by Richard C. Bush. No, I have not been given a draft text of General Secretary Xi Jinping’s report to the 19th Chinese Communist Party
Taiwan’s Southbound Practices vs. China’s Belt & Road
Written by Alan H. Yang. All Asian powers are currently strengthening their regional ties. Some aim to spearhead development to build their own sphere of influence.