Asia

Taiwan’s White Terror: Remembering the 228 Incident

Though a vibrant and thriving democracy today, the Republic of China (Taiwan) was once a nation plagued with corruption, mass violence, and totalitarian rule. In Taiwan, the period immediately following the 228 Incident is known as the “White Terror”...

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Facing China: Policy Challenges for the Trump Administration in East Asia

The ASAN Forum As Donald J. Trump comes to power as the 45th president of the United States, he and ...

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Japan-Russia Relations: Implications for the U.S.-Japan Alliance

Sasakawa Peace Foundation USA A breakthrough between Japan and Russia is being vigorously pursued in 2016. Sixty years after the ...

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Review – East Asia’s Reemergence

Humanities and Social Sciences Online Philip S. Golub’s stated purpose in writing this book is to chronicle “the end of a ...

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Taiwan’s Modern Political History through the Lens of Ordinary Lives

Abstract Green Island: A Novel, written by Shawna Yang Ryan, who teaches creative writing at the University of Hawaii at ...

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Contested Identities and Multiple Interests in Taiwan’s Cross-Strait Economic Policy

Abstract In Taiwan’s China Dilemma: Contested Identities and Multiple Interests in Taiwan’s Cross-Strait Economic Policy, Syaru Shirley Lin presents a ...

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Legacy Problems: China’s Taiwan Dilemma

Abstract The particular difficulties that Taiwan’s new administration faces are paradoxical, for their origin no longer has to do with ...

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Taiwan and Japan in the Tsai Era

Abstract Under the administration of Taiwan’s first woman president, Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan-Japan relations are likely to deepen while relying, as ...

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Prospects for U.S.-Taiwan Relations

Abstract This article contends that the Tsai administration will likely be positive for U.S.-Taiwan relations. While the partnership may well ...

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Taiwan’s Quest for International Space: Ma’s Legacy, Tsai’s Options, China’s Choices, and U.S. Policy

Abstract Taiwan’s “international space” has been a vital concern for the nation’s leaders, and increasingly so as China has grown ...

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