U.S.-China Spat Over Taiwan Extends to Vaccine Diplomacy
The United States is providing hundreds of thousands of vaccines right in China’s front yard.
Taiwan’s Governmental Overconfidence Keeps Creating Crises
An energy shortage threatens critical semiconductor supply lines as COVID-19 surges.
Still Waiting for a Serious Debate on Taiwan
It’s easy to be in favor of U.S. troops defending the island if you don’t address the arguments on the other side.
What the United States Wants From Japan in Taiwan
Biden should be clear about potential wartime plans now or else risk being disappointed by delays in Tokyo.
As U.S. Hardens Line on Beijing, Taiwan’s Stock Rises in Washington
Taiwan doesn’t have a U.S. embassy. But it’s got plenty of influence—and more to come.
Abandoning Taiwan Makes Zero Moral or Strategic Sense
There’s no case for ditching a long-time democratic ally.
Biden Can’t Avoid Getting Tough on Europe Much Longer
The fuzzy goodwill between Washington and Europe has lulled the continent into a false comfort.
India’s Vaccine Diplomacy Reaches Taiwan
As New Delhi and Taipei draw closer together, the map of the Asia-Pacific could change for good.
Taiwan and China Are Locked in Economic Co-Dependence
Both sides have leverage but have been reluctant to use it.
Taiwan’s COVID-19 Success Is Worryingly Smug
Beating the pandemic has made the government and people overly complacent about China.
Pineapple War Shows Taiwan Won’t Be Bullied by Beijing
But if democracies are to stand up to Chinese coercion, they will have to join forces.
Islands of Immunity
Why paranoid island states have done the best when it comes to fighting COVID-19.
Semiconductors and the U.S.-China Innovation Race
The lifeblood of high-tech industries, semiconductors are at the heart of intensifying U.S.-China strategic and economic competition. Escalating trade tensions between these two superpowers and a range of protective measures have had cascading impacts that are threatening global supply chains, firms’ competitiveness, and end-users’ access to these vital materials. FP Analytics' Special Report examines the interconnectivity and fragility of global supply chains and the central role of Taiwan in global tech competition.
Beijing’s Welcome Gift to Biden: More Threats and Tensions
If China is seeking a reset of relations, it has a strange way of showing it.
With Trump Gone, Taiwan Seeks Assurances From Biden Administration
But Biden and his team are likely to resist using Taiwan as a cudgel against China the way Trump did.
Taiwan Needs Allies, Not Partisans
Pompeo has set Taiwan up for repercussions without taking any responsibility himself.
Trump Team Makes Last-Minute Moves to Box In Biden on Foreign Policy
On Taiwan, Yemen, and Cuba, the Trump administration is laying political land mines for Biden on its way out the door.