Cross Strait

Misleading Claims About Taiwan’s ADIZ Attempt to Blame Taiwan for Reacting to Chinese Air Incursions

Taiwan has seen a significant uptick in the number of incursions into its ADIZ by Chinese warplanes in the past week. In the five days from October 1st to October 5th, Taiwan saw 150 incursions. At the same time, one has seen the circulation of an unusual claim online—that Taiwan is, in fact, reporting flights that occurred over the Chinese mainland. It is indeed true that Taiwan’s ADIZ extends into the Chinese mainland. And so, this misinformation/disinformation claim mixes fact with falsehood to make it appear as though Taiwan is overreacting to the ADIZ incursions and suggests that Taiwan is simply ratcheting up tensions for its own purposes by playing the victim...

Ma Ying-jeou Attempts to Hit Back at Tsai on Fifth Anniversary of Ma-Xi Meeting

Former president Ma Ying-jeou has continued to lash out at current president Tsai Ing-wen, accusing Tsai of undoing his efforts aimed at achieving peace across the Taiwan Straits. In particular, Ma’s latest attack on Tsai took place in the context of a conference held by the Ma Ying-jeou Foundation in Taipei marking the fifth anniversary of the 2015 Ma-Xi meeting earlier this month...