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2017/05/06 | Matthew Geason

OPINION: Deleting the Generalissimo from Taiwan is the Right Move

'For those who believe that this debate was laid to rest, recall that if there was severance with the past, there would be no need for a truth and reconciliation commission,' argues Matthew Geason.

2017/04/26 | Jeremy Olivier

Re-Evaluating the Legacy of Chiang Ching-kuo

Tomorrow marks the 107th anniversary of Chiang Ching-kuo’s birth. Jeremy Olivier questions whether the Generalissimo’s son was really the great initiator of democratic change so many politicians and academics like to say he was.

2017/03/23 | James Baron

Airbrushing Taiwan’s History: Can Japanese Colonialism Ever Be Justified?

'Amazingly,' wrote Kaori Shoji, 'Taiwan is the one country where the Japanese imperialists managed to do more good than harm.'

2017/03/08 | Daniel Wei Boon Chua

Troubled Waters: China Seeks Return to Vassal States in the South China Sea

A look at how China's past affects its current stance on maritime disputes in the South China Sea.

2017/02/28 | James Baron

Ghosts of the Stronato: Asunción's Taiwanese Expats a Dying Breed

In 1986 the Taiwan leader was granted his own effigy in Paraguay's capital. But what of Taiwan's expats in Paraguay today?

2017/02/28 | TNL Staff

Pizza Hut and Politics Detract from Somber Day in Taiwan

For many in Taiwan, February 28 is a day to reflect on the country’s brutal history, but the somber occasion has been marred by distractions this year.

2017/02/27 | Mong Palatino

Why Singapore Changed the Name of the New World War II Exhibition

Many felt the name was an insult to thousands who suffered during the Japanese occupation.

2017/02/15 | James Baron

Odd Couple: Fuxing's Flak Towers Provide Blast from Taiwan's Past

While the towers are unlikely to scoop an award for aesthetics, they provide a glimpse of a period of Taiwan's modern history that, like their embrasures, expands to offer a macroscopic view when probed.    

2017/02/14 | Hunter Marston

Lifting the Shadows on a Secret War

BOOK REVIEW: Joshua Kurlantzick's 'A Great Place to Have a War: America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA' (New York, New York: Simon & Schuster, 2017), reviewed by Hunter Marston.

2017/01/25 | Andrew MacGregor Marshall

Eyes on the Spies in Thailand: New CIA Files Released

Andrew MacGregor Marshall gives his overview of some of the CIA files on Thailand that have now been declassified and made widely available to the public for the first time. From tales of tantrums and toilet breaks to kingly admissions of involvement in coups, it makes for eye-opening reading.

2017/01/24 | Chublic Opinion

The River: China, Taiwan and Hong Kong

The River: why Hong Kong, Taiwan and mainland China can't step into the same river of history.

2016/12/23 | James Baron

Forgotten Hero: Remembering Sun Li-jen

'Indeed, dashing, brave and a natural leader of men, Sun was an immediate favorite with the British and the Americans, and one of the few Chinese commanders that the Allies saw as tactically adept. It was for these reasons that MacArthur, Rusk et al promoted Sun as the only way of staving off disaster in Taiwan.'

2016/09/03 | David Shambaugh

What is Zhao Ziyang’s Legacy?

The former Chinese Communist Party Secretary's vision for China and its relevance endures today and into the future.

2016/09/01 | Edward Friedman

[BOOK REVIEW] Middle Kingdom and Empire of the Rising Sun

'Understanding relations between these two major economies requires consideration of many centuries of history.' A review of June Teufel Dreyer's 'Middle Kingdom and Empire of the Rising Sun: Sino-Japanese Relations, Past and Present.'