Post Tagged with: "Taiwan"

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Opinion – Taiwan Could Be to China What Canada Is to the US

If Beijing were willing to learn from the American example, it could pave the way to a relationship with Taiwan comparable to that of the US with Canada.

Opinion – Why Tsai Ing-wen’s Victory is a Blessing for the Taiwan Strait

Opinion – Why Tsai Ing-wen’s Victory is a Blessing for the Taiwan Strait

The role deterrence plays in maintaining the stability over the Taiwan Strait is clear as China has not unified Taiwan by force because it is ever-more unable to.

(in the pic - President  Xi Jinping  addressing the FOCAC Business summit). President Jacob Zuma co-chairs the FOCAC Summit with Chinese President Xi Jinping - Sandton, Johannesburg. 04/12/2015, Elmond Jiyane, GCIS

African Democratisation and the One China Policy

Democratisation and electoral competitiveness in African states has led to a growth in the recognition of China.

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.

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