Trump Seeks to Shut Down Asylum at Southern Border
Plus: China's economy slows, Erdogan readies for S-400 deployment, and the other stories we’re following today.
Iran Faces New U.S. Sanctions Threat
Plus: A chemical weapons investigation in Syria, pension reform in Brazil, and the other stories we’re following today.
Xi Jinping Is Tsai Ing-wen’s Best Poster Boy
Taiwan’s president is getting a reelection boost from Beijing’s aggression.
Trump’s Fighter Jet Sale to Taiwan Advances Despite China’s Protests
The news comes as Washington and Beijing agree to resume trade talks.
The World This Weekend
World leaders converged at the G-20 summit in Osaka, the Trump administration released its Middle East peace plan, and Democratic presidential contenders took the debate stage.
Iran Pushes Uranium Limit
Plus: North Korea and the U.S. talk about a third summit, political maneuvering heats up in Israel, and the other stories we’re following today.
Chinese Cyber-Operatives Boosted Taiwan’s Insurgent Candidate
Han Kuo-yu came out of nowhere to win a critical election. But he had a little help from the mainland.
One Country, Two Systems, Lots of Problems
Beijing’s soft sell to Taiwan and Hong Kong is falling apart.
U.S. Blames Iran for Tanker Attacks
Plus: Expert committee convenes on Ebola, Boris Johnson inches closer to the prime minister's office, and the other stories we're following today.
Taiwan’s Self-Made Democracy Still Needs U.S. Partnership
A beacon of freedom is more essential than ever amid growing darkness.
The Billionaire and the Mayor Disrupting Taiwan’s Elections
Star politician Han Kuo-yu or Foxconn leader Terry Gou could lead the country — if they can convince people they don't work for China.
China’s Scare Tactics Prompt U.S. Fears of a Clash Over Taiwan
American military officials in the Pacific worry that U.S. and Chinese interests could collide in the island democracy.
U.S. Increasingly Concerned About a Chinese Attack on Taiwan
The Pentagon says reunification is the primary driver of China’s military modernization.
No Smiles Across the Taiwan Strait
Wars of words leave peace a long way off — and more aggression on the table.
Taiwanese Filmmakers Can’t Escape Beijing’s Grip
The market's in the mainland, but the freedom to create is in Taiwan.
Taiwan Can Win a War With China
Beijing boasts it can seize the island easily. The PLA knows better.
China’s Taiwan Strait Provocations Need a U.S. Response
The United States should respond to Beijing's aggression by upholding freedom of navigation.
Nice Democracy You’ve Got There. Be a Shame If Something Happened to It.
China's Communist Party is using thuggish proxies to disrupt Taiwan and Hong Kong.
Beijing’s Threats Against Taiwan Are Deadly Serious
China's leaders are giving up on political hopes of reunification — and considering military options.
China Threatens U.S. Airlines Over Taiwan References
Beijing is pressuring companies around the world to follow the party line on Taiwan sovereignty — or else.