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2020/10/29 | Voice of America

Taiwan Says Chinese Warplanes Are Crossing a Median Line, but Is There a Median Line?

The median line of the Taiwan Strait, which has never reached the status of a formal agreement, becomes a sore spot when Taiwan-China relations sour.

2016/06/24 | Shuhei Omi

Cross-Strait Watch No. 2

An overview of key developments in relations between Taiwan and China this week.

2018/07/31 | Louis Lo

GIF STORY: The US Navy's Asian Pivot and Historical Deployment

US Navy destroyers make headlines when they sail the Taiwan Strait – a regular part of the Seventh Fleet’s patrol. When we look at the history of US fleet deployments, it’s clear that the US uses its warships as waterborne ambassadors of global influence.

2016/06/27 | J. Michael Cole

Radio Silence in the Taiwan Strait? Think Again

News that Beijing has suspended communication mechanisms with Taipei need to be taken in their proper context. It’s much less alarming than you think.

2018/07/19 | New Bloom

OPINION: US Gunboat Diplomacy in Taiwan Strait Does Nothing for Taipei

It would be a mistake to take the US decision to sail destroyers through the Taiwan Strait as an indication of support for Taiwan.