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.
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.