Written by Joseph Bosco. The question now is how Beijing will respond to the Taiwan election results. Will it finally accept the reality that the people of Taiwan are so committed to their own democratic identity that they are “permanently separated politically” from China, as Richard Nixon belatedly observed two decades after his fateful opening to China?
Written by Joel Atkinson. With so much going on, it is a daunting task to read the tea leaves on Taiwan’s evolving role in the world. Still, there are reasons to be guardedly optimistic about Taiwan and its future. Somewhat counter-intuitively, the sources of this optimism are not friends of Taiwan’s hard-won liberal democracy—Donald Trump and Xi Jinping.
Written by Gray Sergeant In June 2018, the United States government unveiled the new office compound for the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the de-facto embassy,
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.
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