Taiwan Needs More Than Election Victories to Fend Off China
The growing threat from the mainland can only be deterred by a public willing to make sacrifices.
Taiwan’s Voters Show How to Beat Populism
Mobilization and national identity proved key to Han Kuo-yu’s defeat.
Taiwan’s War on Fake News Is Hitting the Wrong Targets
The fight on Chinese disinformation has become dangerously partisan.
Taiwan Needs a Maoist Military
Beijing can always outspend Taipei. It’s time to think small and mean.
Beijing’s South China Sea Aggression Is a Warning to Taiwan
China’s salami-slicing tactics can be countered—if Taipei stays smart.
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.
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.
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.