Taiwan Strait

Biden doubles-down on Trump’s Taiwan policy, but will it last?

Derek Grossman is a senior defense analyst at the nonprofit, nonpartisan Rand Corporation. He formerly served as an intelligence adviser at the Pentagon. It...
Taiwan Strait

How Long Can the Biden Administration Stall a Crisis in Taiwan?

There’s no relationship between two countries on Earth quite like that between the United States and Taiwan. The island nation is America’s ninth-largest trading...
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Taiwan says Chinese fighters, U.S. aircraft both entered defence zone

TAIPEI- Six Chinese fighter aircraft and a U.S. reconnaissance aircraft entered the southwestern corner of Taiwan’s air defence identification zone on Sunday, the island’s...
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Taiwan to discuss supply chains with U.S. next week amid auto shortage

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan Economy Minister Wang Mei-hua will hold a virtual meeting with the United States next week to discuss supply chains, with...
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Australian’s new envoy to Taiwan to take up post Feb. 1

Taipei, Jan. 27 (CNA) Australia’s new representative to Taiwan Jenny Bloomfield is set to assume her post Feb. 1, the Australian Office in Taipei...
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Outging US ambassador says world must end Taiwan’s exclusion

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — In a final swipe at China, the Trump administration’s outgoing U.N. ambassador tweeted that it’s time for the world to...
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Taiwan reports large incursion by Chinese warplanes for second day

TAIPEI – Eight Chinese bomber planes and four fighter jets entered the southwestern corner of Taiwan’s air defence identification zone on Saturday, and Taiwan’s...
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Taiwan officially launched a brand-new passport

Taiwan on Monday launched a brand new passport that places a diplomatic spin on the idea of social distancing amid the pandemic. The self-governing...
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U.S. plan to sell MQ-9 Reaper drones to Taiwan vex Beijing

The United States has agreed to sell four armed MQ-9 Reaper drones to Taiwan will complicate Beijing’s incessant prodding of the island’s defences. Thanks...