cross-strait relations


What Foreign Residents in Taiwan Think About VP Lai-Ching Te’s Wall Street Journal Op-Ed

TNL Feature

Lai-Ching Te spelled out his plan to preserve peace and stability in the Taiwan Strait in a Wall Street Journal op-ed in early July.


The Semiconductor Industry Is Where Politics Gets Real for Taiwan

The Interpreter

These tiny semiconductor chips, accounting for 15% of Taiwan's GDP, can profoundly change the world as the U.S. and China fight over the brains of electronics.


Taiwan-China Diplomatic Competition Comes to Somaliland

Voice of America

Taiwan’s diplomatic agreement with Somaliland, a self-governing territory, is seen as a symbolic victory.


OPINION: The KMT Wants to Revise the 1992 Consensus. It Misses the Point.

Hiro Fu

The KMT's proposed revision of its policy toward China misses the point. Taiwan has largely moved on from the KMT's basic approach towards China.


Taiwan Voted For Tsai Ing-wen — But Also Pro-Beijing Parties

Milo Hsieh

International headlines largely focused on Tsai Ing-wen's re-election as a blow to Beijing, but the legislative election results are not as clear-cut.


Will Tsai Ing-wen’s Landslide Victory Force Beijing to Rethink Its Approach to Taiwan?

Deutsche Welle

Beijing has said it will not change course on Taiwan after Tsai's election victory. However, experts think her big win is more than "a slap in the face" for Beijing — it also reflects the failure of policy.


Taiwan Rejects Hong Kong Model for Unity With China

Deutsche Welle

Taiwan's president has rejected a Chinese offer of a Hong Kong like model for unity with China. She said democracy and authoritarianism cannot co-exist in the same country.


China Sails New Aircraft Carrier Through Taiwan Strait

Deutsche Welle

Beijing has sent its first Chinese-built aircraft carrier through the Taiwan Strait. With presidential elections in Taiwan weeks away, officials there have criticized the maneuvers as an intimidation tactic.


What Is Taiwan’s Legal Status According to International Law, Japan, and the US?

Li Kua-teng

Legally, Taiwan is a piece of territory that was "never returned" properly. What roles have Japan and the United States played historically?


Red Media and CCP's Influence Operations: How Taiwanese Media Became Beijing’s Proxy

Milo Hsieh

The CCP is engaged in a sophisticated warfare to control what’s going into your mind.

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