Category: Taiwan

Post-Corona World Disorder: Time to rethink West’s values trade-off?

     

The harsh, unavoidable “reality is the world will never be the same” following the Covid-19 pandemic, according to former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger. Democracies like the United States can… Read more »

The democracy undercutting China’s claims to superiority

     

China has been buying up ads on U.S. social-media sites and adopting online tactics reminiscent of Russian disinformation campaigns in an apparent attempt to shape the story internationally about the… Read more »

Radical transparency: Taiwan’s solution to disinformation

     

In the face of relentless pressure from China, Taiwan may have figured out how to combat disinformation without undermining free speech, according to Jacob Mchangama, executive director of Justitia, and… Read more »

Taiwan ‘treads fine line’ between democracy and China

     

  Understanding the deep roots of Taiwan’s democracy helps to explain the resolve of contemporary Taiwanese, according to analysts Evan Dawley and Wayne Soon. Taiwan’s 2020 elections produced a landslide… Read more »

Hong Kong ban spotlights vanishing freedoms under Beijing pressure

     

The ongoing protests in Hong Kong, and the Chinese government response, influenced Taiwanese voters to deliver a sharp rebuke to Beijing and President Tsai’s defense of Taiwan’s autonomy, according to… Read more »

Why Taiwan’s emphatic rebuke terrifies China

     

Taiwan’s voters delivered a stinging rebuke of China’s rising authoritarianism on Saturday by re-electing President Tsai Ing-wen, who vowed to preserve the island’s sovereignty in the face of Beijing’s intensifying… Read more »

‘Demand for Deceit’: What drives disinformation

     

Russian operatives and other foreign actors are deliberately targeting U.S. troops and veterans with online disinformation amplified on a massive scale, according to a leading veterans group,  The Washington Post… Read more »

Taiwan: The ‘most consequential election of 2020’?

     

The most consequential election of 2020 might not come at the end of the year, when US President Donald Trump seeks a second term in the White House, but much… Read more »