March 29, 2018 |

The Stimson Center mourns the loss of our colleague Alan D. Romberg, who has directed the East Asia Program for nearly two decades.  His great passion was the US-China-Taiwan triangle. READ MORE

September 11, 2017 | Paper

Whether the issue is internal splits within Taiwan’s two major political parties or Beijing’s view of the parties and their leaders, the predominating mood today is skepticism. Not only have Tsai Ing-wen’s poll numbers continued to drop, she also faces increasing pressure from the Mainland. READ MORE

There have been no dramatic developments in cross-Strait relations of late. Instead, Beijing continues its steady pressure on the Taiwan authorities while courting private interests. READ MORE

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February 3, 2017 | Paper

As Tsai Ing-wen continued to struggle with implementation of her ambitious reform programs—losing public support in the process—Beijing maintained pressure to accept the “1992 Consensus” or some other expression of “one China.” Everything became substantially more complicated with Tsai’s congratu READ MORE

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