Panama Switches Diplomatic Recognition from Taiwan to China

China under Xi Jinping is engaged in a long-term but steady strategy of trying to isolate Taiwan diplomatically and constrain its international space

Tsai-Trump Telephone Call: Reading Trump and the Chinese Response

As US president, Donald Trump might be more amenable to testing Chinese limits and using Taiwan as a bargaining ploy.

Parsing Tsai Ing-wen’s Inaugural Presidential Speech

Tsai Ing-wen’s inaugural speech as President of the Republic of China suggests that Taiwan will continue to chart a course differentiating itself from mainland China.

Interpreting Ma Ying-jeou’s Visit to Taiping Island

What are the implications of the Taiwanese president’s visit to the Spratlys for his country’s international space? What possibilities lie ahead for the incoming DPP administration?