Written by Mark W. Lai. Without a doubt, from an American perspective, Taiwan is still — or potentially will be —part of China. One election in the future, another pro-China high school textbook, a charming KMT politician, or a more productive and better China, will alter Taiwan’s identity and its enthusiasm in allying with the US. America is no fool, and Japan, South Korea, Singapore and Australia cannot protect themselves without American help.
Written by R. D. Cheng. On March 31, People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) warplanes flew across the “median line” in the Taiwan Strait that has long served as an unofficial airspace boundary between Taiwan and China. This behaviour was unusual and provocative move on China’s part — the first time in 20 years that such a deliberate incursion took place.
Written by Dafydd Fell. In a recent article I was sceptical of the Kuomintang’s (KMT) chances of taking back power at the local level in 2018 and
Written by Kuan-Wei Chen. The unilateral activation of the northbound M503 air route by the People’s Republic of China in January 2018 is creating turbulence over
Written by Alex Calvo. No look at Taiwan’s security and defence policies, and at the balance of military power in the Strait, is complete without
Written by Courtney Donovan Smith. With the announcement of the proposed changes to the Chinese constitution, the world has been rightfully alarmed by the section