Save the Date: Monday, June 13, 2016, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.Lunch will be served at noon. READ MORE

In the January 16, 2016, Taiwan presidential and legislative elections, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) inflicted a devastating defeat on the incumbent Kuomintang (KMT or Nationalist Party). As a result, Taiwan politics will likely undergo massive changes in the years ahead. READ MORE

January 13, 2016 | Stimson Spotlight

Following last night's State of the Union address — the last of Barack Obama's presidency — experts from the nonpartisan Stimson Center analyze and provide context on the president's remarks: READ MORE

September 23, 2015 | Stimson Spotlight

Xi Jinping's state visit is in America's essential national interest. READ MORE

In recent weeks all parties within Taiwan and across the Strait have focused on consolidating their positions. Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen, holding a commanding lead in polls, focused on gaining control of the legislature. READ MORE

August 20, 2015 | event

Taiwan was a symbol of "Free China" during the Cold War era. Democratization and the rise of local identity after the 1990s transformed the nature of the society into an indigenous regime. READ MORE