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A Legal Imbroglio in the South China Sea

... Involving the United Nations and the United States into what was originally a regional issue may irk China, but it ironically opens up a few legal Pandora’s Boxes in Beijing’s favour. For one, the amnesiac Western media has forgotten that Taiwan’s maritime claims mirror those of China. Can the UN issue a definitive verdict that discounts Taiwanese claims, especially when Taipei is not a member of the United Nations? Will the 22 nations that recognize Taiwan as a separate political ...


The 2016 Taiwanese Presidential Elections and Why They Matter

... “pivot to Asia” in light of Russia’s deteriorating relations with the West. While other powers in the Asia-Pacific region such as U.S. and Japan have had a strategic interest in cross-strait relations (i.e. relations between China and Taiwan), Russia has not involved itself in the matter, nor has it shown much interest in the affairs of the island nation. However, Taiwan should be considered geopolitically significant, especially amid growing tensions in East Asia. Eurasia Group founder ...


“One Country, Two Systems”: the View from Taiwan

The protests that have gripped Hong Kong have led many to start talking about a possible worsening of Beijing’s relations with other problematic regions of the PRC, in particular with Taiwan. Anna Kaimova , senior teacher in the Chinese history department at the Moscow State University Institute of Asian and African Studies, talked to the RIAC editorial staff about how the Hong Kong events are perceived in Taiwan. The Occupy Central ...


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