Taiwan’s Role in the Breakout of the Taiwan Strait Crises: A Historical Perspective
There have been three serious crises in Taiwan: the first Taiwan Strait Crises in 1954-1955, the second in 1958 and the third in 1995-1996. It is well known that each Taiwan Strait Crises was, in essence, a domestic crisis occurring against a complicated international background. This paper examines the implications of the rule of Chiang Kai-shek and his son Chiang Ching-kuo in Taiwan (1950-1988) on the Taiwan Strait Crises, especially the third crises after the Cold War and the potential of future crises.
South Korea’s Foreign Policy in Changing Times: Reversing Course?
Abstract: The tragedy currently unfolding in Ukraine may be a symptom of new dynamics in global geopolitics. The changing balance of power epitomized by the rise of China and the […]
Cross-Strait Relations: A Conflict in Slow Motion?
Abstract Xi Jinping’s much-anticipated centennial speech left little doubt that it remains “an unshakeable commitment” for the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) to resolve the Taiwan issue. With the global pandemic […]
China’s Criminal Justice Reforms: Impacts on the Prevention of Miscarriages of Justice
Summary The widespread cases of miscarriages of justice in China – in the form of wrongful convictions and procedural abuses – have revealed deep flaws in the country’s criminal justice […]