Why Taiwan’s Assistance to Hong Kong Matters
Taiwan’s government is signaling its status as a regional beacon for democracy and human rights—in contrast to South Korea, which frames assistance to North Korean refugees as helping ethnic brethren.
China Could Be in Reach of Hawaii After Kiribati Elects Pro-Beijing President
The strategic significance of the vote could not have been higher.
It’s Not Techno-Angst That’s Driving East Asia to Abandon Nuclear Power
In the East Asian democracies, nuclear energy is tied to an increasingly unpopular political and economic model.
How Taiwan Can Turn Coronavirus Victory Into Economic Success
Taiwan beat the virus with efficient government and advanced technology—the same ingredients that power the economy.
Beijing Is Pushing the Taiwanese Toward Independence Hard and Fast
If Chinese leaders really want peaceful unification, they need a mutually respectful approach.
China’s Provocations Around Taiwan Aren’t a Crisis
Despite alarm bells in Washington, the risk of action is low.
China Uses Pandemic to Boost Military Pressure on Taiwan
A U.S. congressional report warns of aggressive actions by the People’s Liberation Army against Taipei.
China Is Still Wary of Invading Taiwan
Despite a faltering United States, Beijing is unlikely to cross the Taiwan Strait during the pandemic.
It’s Time to Stop Pandering to Beijing Over Taiwan
An independent nation deserves a place on the global stage.
Will Trump’s Decision to Cut WHO Funding Accomplish Anything?
The coronavirus pandemic is threatening international institutions, the European Union, and military readiness while shattering economic policy orthodoxies.
‘Mask Diplomacy’ a Boost for Taiwan
With U.S.-China relations showing scant improvement, Taiwan may bolster its global standing.
Taiwan Is Exporting Its Coronavirus Successes to the World
Despite being shut out of WHO, Taiwan has largely succeeded in containing the coronavirus. Even as it faces a second wave of infections, it is helping other countries—and bolstering its soft power in the process.
Fear of China Made Taiwan a Coronavirus Success Story
Taiwan has 10 million masks a day, widespread tracking, and just 1 death despite being close to the outbreak.
Taiwan’s Opposition Struggles to Shake Pro-China Image
The Kuomintang is rethinking how it tackles relations—but Beijing will limit any real change.
Taiwan Wants to Help Fight the Coronavirus. WHO Won’t Let It.
Amid a global health threat, international organizations shouldn’t be playing Beijing’s political games.
Taiwan’s Military Is a Hollow Shell
The end of conscription has left the army critically undermanned.
As Wuhan Virus Spreads, Taiwan Has No Say at WHO
Chinese pressure keeps Taipei out of international organizations—putting everyone at more risk.