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.
The Dangers of a Stagnant China: The Necessity of Awkward Coexistence
Abstract: In the build-up to the 20th Party Congress, a series of essays emerged focusing on Xi Jinping cementing a third term as General Secretary of the Communist Party of […]
The Dawn of the Digital Yuan: China’s Central Bank Digital Currency and Its Implications
Summary The COVID-19 pandemic has driven digital innovation and proved to be an enabling episode for the technology industry; the growing focus on central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) comes within such a context. China has rushed to […]