Deterrence, Assurance and China’s Agency in its Taiwan Policy

In their important new paper in Foreign Affairs “Taiwan and the True Source of Deterrence,” Bonnie Glaser, Jessica Chen Weiss, and Tom Christensen have underlined the complexity of […]

Visualizing Affective Democracy: Learning Community in China and Taiwan through Images of Foreigners

In the past few years, cross-strait relations have been in the news again, especially in terms of China’s hard power reunification strategy and its sharp power influence operations. […]


The Trump campaign and transition have aroused anxiety unlike anything seen in the recent history of US presidential leadership changes. This is visible in virtually every region in […]