Post Tagged with: "Taiwan"

How Long Will the Dragon Wait? China and the Retrocession of Taiwan

How Long Will the Dragon Wait? China and the Retrocession of Taiwan

The intent of China gaining Taiwan is a sacrosanct part of politico-policy and therefore China will retain its ‘total war’ attitude to the crisis. 

Malawi and the One China Policy: 1964–2008

Malawi and the One China Policy: 1964–2008

Using Malawi as a case study, can economics account for why Taiwan has seemingly lost in the diplomatic battle for recognition against China in Africa?

The Unusual Case of Taiwan

The Unusual Case of Taiwan

Unlike Korea, Taiwan has built monuments to pay homage to Japan, honoring the contribution that Japan made to Taiwan during the colonial period, including comfort women.

Xi Jinping’s Landmark Speech on Taiwan: A Hedging Strategy

Xi Jinping’s Landmark Speech on Taiwan: A Hedging Strategy

When US-China relations are better, Taiwan is safer. When bilateral relations deteriorate, Taiwan could be the first victim. Reunification is a Chinese domestic affair.

China’s Policy Paper on Latin America and the Caribbean: Ten Years After

China’s Policy Paper on Latin America and the Caribbean: Ten Years After

Despite the geographical distance among China, Taiwan and Latin American countries, the Cross-Strait dispute could have deep implications in the geopolitical arena.

Taiwan’s Democratisation and China’s Quest for Cross-Strait Reunification

Taiwan’s Democratisation and China’s Quest for Cross-Strait Reunification

Taiwan’s democratic consolidation has fundamentally altered cross-strait politics and has reshaped the debate along the lines of national identity.

Interview – Steve Tsang

Interview – Steve Tsang

Prof. Tsang discusses the creation of Xi Jinping Thought, changes to the CCP’s Politburo Standing Committee, and the evolution of cross-strait relations since 2016.

Trump, China, and the History of Hawkish Republican Campaign Rhetoric

Trump, China, and the History of Hawkish Republican Campaign Rhetoric

Trump may ‘normalise’ his attitude to China after inauguration. If he does not, the consequences of such a strategy of provocation are potentially catastrophic.

A New Page for Taiwan and China

A New Page for Taiwan and China

Taiwan needs more voice in the international sphere and China needs to respect democratic values and stop using coercive means to force Taiwan to unify with China.

Review – Taiwan Straits: Crisis in Asia and the Role of the U.S. Navy

Review – Taiwan Straits: Crisis in Asia and the Role of the U.S. Navy

The strategic and operational value of the Taiwan Strait reaffirms that the continuation of cross-Strait peace and stability is vital to U.S. national interests.

The Implications of the Xi-Ma Meeting for China-Taiwan Relations

The Implications of the Xi-Ma Meeting for China-Taiwan Relations

Cross-Strait relations are merely one factor in the voting calculus of the Taiwanese electorate, and Beijing still does not formally recognise the existence of Taiwan.

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