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  1. Sigur Center Asia Report, Issue 36: Taiwan Goes to the Polls: Ramifications of Change at Home and Abroad [Download]

    Title: Sigur Center Asia Report, Issue 36: Taiwan Goes to the Polls: Ramifications of Change at Home and Abroad
    Author: Sigur Center for Asian Studies
    Description: As Taiwan casts votes for a new government in January 2016, the world is watching closely to see how the election might shake up Taipei’s domestic policies and its relationships with neighbors. Polls indicate the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate, Tsai Ing-wen, has a 2-to-1 lead over the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) and its candidate, Eric Chu, as well as the DPP likely securing a majority in the Legislative Yuan. The KMT is perceived by voters as being pro-China, so the shift in domestic politics driving the probable DPP victory may have profound implications for regional security and economic dynamics, not to mention U.S. foreign policy in East Asia. In this Asia Report, we present the analysis offered at a recent conference – Voting for Change: The Impact of Taiwan’s Upcoming Elections, sponsored by the Sigur Center for Asian Studies.
    Keywords: Sigur Center Asia Report, Sigur Center, ESIA, Elliott School of International Affairs, Asian studies, Asia, Foreign affairs, International affairs, Taiwan, Election, Independence, KMT, DPP, China, Cross-strait
    Date Uploaded: 03/03/2018
  2. Sigur Center Asia Report, Issue 24: Taiwan Conference: “Cross-Strait Political Dialogue: Challenges and Opportunities” [Download]

    Title: Sigur Center Asia Report, Issue 24: Taiwan Conference: “Cross-Strait Political Dialogue: Challenges and Opportunities”
    Author: Sigur Center for Asian Studies
    Description: The Sigur Center co-hosted a conference with the 21st Century Foundation of Taiwan on February 27 entitled “Cross-Strait Political Dialogue: Challenges and Opportunities.” The first panel focused largely on the prospects of bilateral forums and dialogue between China and Taiwan for improving political and security relations across the Taiwan Strait. Panelists included Dr. Su-Po Kao of the 21st Century Foundation, Dr. Teng-Chi Chang of National Taiwan University and Joseph Bosco of the Center for Strategic and International Studies. The second panel focused more on Washington’s role in cross-Strait dialogue and security and featured Dr. Fu-Kuo Liu of National Chengchi University, Dr. Chih-Chieh Chou of National Cheng Kung University and Dr. Robert Sutter of the George Washington University.
    Keywords: Sigur Center Asia Report, Sigur Center, ESIA, Elliott School of International Affairs, Asian studies, Asia, Foreign affairs, International affairs, Taiwan, Cross-strait, Peace, Dialogue, China, Reunification
    Date Uploaded: 03/03/2018
  3. Sigur Center Asia Report, Issue 22: Building Cross-Strait Military CBMs - A Goal Between Far and Near [Download]

    Title: Sigur Center Asia Report, Issue 22: Building Cross-Strait Military CBMs - A Goal Between Far and Near
    Author: Sigur Center for Asian Studies
    Description: The issue of military confidence building measures, or CBMs, between China (P.R.C.) and Taiwan (R.O.C.) is one of continued importance to all parties interested in peaceful cross-Strait relations. CBMs are no less important at a time when cross-Strait relations seem to be relatively tranquil and heading in a promising direction, especially in light of increased economic integration. Various facets of the cross-Strait CBM issue were discussed at a Taiwan Roundtable entitled “Building Cross-Strait Military CBMs - A Goal Between Far and Near” held by the Sigur Center for Asian Studies on August 27, 2013.
    Keywords: Sigur Center Asia Report, Sigur Center, ESIA, Elliott School of International Affairs, Asian studies, Asia, Foreign affairs, International affairs, Cross-strait, China, Taiwan, Rebalance, Military CBM
    Date Uploaded: 02/24/2018
  4. Sigur Center Asia Report, Issue 18: "Opportunity in Ambiguity: Issues in Taiwan's International Relations" [Download]

    Title: Sigur Center Asia Report, Issue 18: "Opportunity in Ambiguity: Issues in Taiwan's International Relations"
    Author: Sigur Center for Asian Studies
    Description: The Sigur Center for Asian Studies held a conference on March 1 entitled "Opportunity in Ambiguity: Issues in Taiwan's International Relations" which focused on two salient examples of ambiguity in Taiwan's external relations: the strategic ambiguity policy of the United States, and the 1992 Consensus. The first panel on strategic ambiguity--a policy in which the US is purposely unclear whether it would intervene in a cross-Strait conflict-- featured presentations by Dean Chen of Ramapo College and Scott Kastner of the University of Maryland, as well as a keynote address by Alan Romberg of the Stimson Center. The second panel on the 1992 Consensus (a compromise also known as "one China, respective interpretations" in which Beijing and Taipei agreed in 1992 that there is only one China in the world, but disagree on what that "one China" is) included presentations by Yu-long Ling of the Dr. Sun Yat-sen Institute, Vincent Wang of the University of Virginia, and Dean Chen. Professor James Hsiung of New York University (NYU) began the conference with a discussion on the role of ambiguity in international relations more broadly.
    Keywords: Sigur Center Asia Report, Sigur Center, ESIA, Elliott School of International Affairs, Asian studies, Asia, Foreign affairs, International affairs, Taiwan, US-China, US-Taiwan, Cross-strait, China, Asia-Pacific, Security, Conflict, Sovereignty
    Date Uploaded: 02/24/2018
  5. Sigur Center Asia Report, Issue 17: "Reassessing Taiwan's Strategic Position" - A Presentation by Scott Bates [Download]

    Title: Sigur Center Asia Report, Issue 17: "Reassessing Taiwan's Strategic Position" - A Presentation by Scott Bates
    Author: Sigur Center for Asian Studies
    Description: Scott Bates, president of the Center for National Policy, has proposed a new national security policy for Taiwan entitled "Taiwan 21." Mr. Bates discussed several elements of his "Taiwan 21" plan at a recent Taiwan Roundtable entitled "Reassessing Taiwan's Strategic Position" held by the Sigur Center for Asian Studies on January 23, 2013. Discussant Joseph Bosco, a former East Asia security specialist at the Department of Defense, voiced strong disagreements with Bates' proposals at the roundtable, while Richard Fisher, Senior Fellow at the International Assessment and Strategy Center, submitted a written response in which he offers alternative recommendations for strengthening Taiwan's security.
    Keywords: Sigur Center Asia Report, Sigur Center, ESIA, Elliott School of International Affairs, Asian studies, Asia, Foreign affairs, International affairs, Taiwan, Economic growth, Military, Asia-Pacific, Taiwan Strait, Cross-strait, China, International community
    Date Uploaded: 02/24/2018
  6. Sigur Center Asia Report, Issue 8: Taiwan, Asia, and the Global Economic Crisis [Download]

    Title: Sigur Center Asia Report, Issue 8: Taiwan, Asia, and the Global Economic Crisis
    Author: Sigur Center for Asian Studies
    Description: Taiwan’s position in the world is, in many ways, dependent on its economic power and influence. Taiwan’s open economy means both that it is heavily integrated into the world economy, and that it is extremely vulnerable to international economic trends. This conference, held on December 2, 2009, looked not only at the consequences of the recent economic crisis on Taiwan’s political strategies, but also its current economic strategies and its increasing ties with the People’s Republic of China.
    Keywords: Sigur Center Asia Report, Sigur Center, ESIA, Elliott School of International Affairs, Asian studies, Asia, Foreign affairs, International affairs, Taiwan, China, Cross-strait, U.S., International community, U.S.-Taiwan, Economy, ECFA, ASEAN, Military
    Date Uploaded: 02/24/2018
  7. Sigur Center Asia Report, Issue 6: U.S. Policy Directions on Taiwan [Download]

    Title: Sigur Center Asia Report, Issue 6: U.S. Policy Directions on Taiwan
    Author: Sigur Center for Asian Studies
    Description: In an era of improving Taiwan-China relations, the question of the importance of the United States’ relationship with Taiwan is open to discussion. With deepening economic ties and improving political relations with China under the Ma Ying-jeou administration, is the United States still important to Taiwan? The answer provided by the panelists at the October 28th roundtable was a definitive “yes.” The United States, according to the panel, is still vitally important for Taiwan’s continued security. Though each speaker highlighted different aspects of the U.S-Taiwan relationship, each emphasized the role the U.S. plays for Taiwan. For the panelists, potential U.S. policy directions include continued U.S. commitment, both in security and economics, which they argued is important to Taiwan’s future stability and to its ability to continue improving relations with China.
    Keywords: Sigur Center Asia Report, Sigur Center, ESIA, Elliott School of International Affairs, Asian studies, Asia, Foreign affairs, International affairs, U.S.-Taiwan, Taiwan, China, Cross-strait, Defense, Military, Sovereignty, ECFA
    Date Uploaded: 02/24/2018
  8. Sigur Center Asia Report, Issue 4: A Congressional Perspective on U.S.-Taiwan Relations [Download]

    Title: Sigur Center Asia Report, Issue 4: A Congressional Perspective on U.S.-Taiwan Relations
    Author: Sigur Center for Asian Studies
    Description: In the year that has passed since the inauguration of Ma Ying-jeou as president of Taiwan, cross-Strait relations have undergone rapid changes which have stirred debate in both Taiwan and the United States. The Ma administration has pursued policies to increase political and economic interaction with the mainland, resulting in a relaxation of cross-Strait tensions. One result of this is that Taiwan is taking part in the World Health Organization meetings in Geneva for the first time, albeit under observer status. At the same time, the context of these changes is unique. It is the one-year anniversary of President Ma's administration and the 100-day anniversary of Barack Obama's administration. It is also the 30-year anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act. In this context, policymakers are examining the state of U.S.-Taiwan relations in order to assess the current situation and possibilities for the future.
    Keywords: Sigur Center Asia Report, Sigur Center, ESIA, Elliott School of International Affairs, Asian studies, Asia, Foreign affairs, International affairs, U.S.-Taiwan, Cross-strait, Taiwan, East China Sea, Defense, Security, Democracy, China
    Date Uploaded: 02/24/2018