January 2020

Control Yuan Member Resignation Saga Illustrative of Divides in Pan-Green Camp

The protracted saga of Control Yuan member Chen Shih-meng’s resignation reflects the challenges of Taiwan’s democratic transition. The case also points to the splits which continue to exist in the pan-Green camp between the Tsai administration and pan-Green traditionalists that take issue with the moderate political course it has taken... Read More

China’s Treatment of Taiwanese Trapped in Wuhan is Instructive

The Chinese government's refusal to allow four hundred Taiwanese citizens trapped in Wuhan to return to Taiwan points to the contradictions of China’s efforts at luring Taiwan back into the fold. Taiwanese trapped in Wuhan are unable to leave the city, because of the fact that the city has been sealed off due to the outbreak of the coronavirus... Read More