<i>Izvestia newspaper commentator Natalia Portiakova talks about why the United States adopted bills on cooperation with Taiwan to spite China and what it will lead to.</i>
New tension is brewing in China-U.S. relations. The reason for that concerns two bills dealing with the relationship between the U.S. and [Read more]
Stanley Kao, the ambassador to the U.S., reported to the Legislative Yuan after returning to Taiwan. In his 17-page report, the conversation between Donald Trump and Tsai Ing-wen took up barely three lines. Originally, this was supposed to have been a significant diplomatic achievement, but looking back, it has become [Read more]
The growth or decline of the 'two Trumps' directly relates to Taiwan’s safety.
Should it completely take shape — and all indications are that it will — the Trump-Putin doctrine will victimize U.S. allies.
Since the appearance of President-elect Donald Trump, tensions between China and the U.S. have been climbing. Following the U.S. government’s refusal to recognize China’s “market economy” status within the World Trade Organization, Trump has tried to disturb the 1937 “One China” policy by speaking with Tsai [Read more]
Nobody has had the courage yet to whisper the name, but how can you not think of North Korea?
It’s clear that uncertainty regarding the United States’ position in the world will be the hallmark of [Trump's] early days in office; a sort of Pandora’s box with unforeseen consequences.
Even if Europe initially should actually profit from a U.S. crash course with respect to China, it would sooner or later be drawn into the maelstrom that a trade conflict would trigger.
Trump is a wild card and China is going to need diplomatic imagination to deal with him.