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Thu, Aug 20, 2020

Rebounding Asian exports could signal problems for China’s supply chains

While China is currently providing its neighbors with critical economic lifelines, many in the Asia-Pacific are still looking for alternatives. China’s continued economic power means that any decoupling will carry a cost, as Taiwan is beginning to experience in the Huawei dispute.

New Atlanticist by Jeremy Mark

China International Markets

Tue, Aug 11, 2020

Under second Tsai administration, Taiwan looks to champion global democracy

Taiwan’s priorities will be strengthening cooperation with allies, accelerated development of asymmetrical defense capabilities, and managing tense cross-strait relations.

New Atlanticist by Chang-Ching Tu

Defense Policy Politics & Diplomacy

Thu, Aug 6, 2020

Robert Manning quoted in Straits Times on US-China tensions and Taiwan

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Politics & Diplomacy

Tue, Jul 7, 2020

Trade and financial fragmentation: New challenges to global stability

There is greater uncertainty today about the future of global trade than at any time since the post-World War II trading system was created seven decades ago. This was true before the COVID-19 pandemic froze much of the world economy; the health crisis has added a new layer of uncertainty. We are at a historic inflection point: the global trade regime urgently needs renovation and updating to meet new challenges, yet it is fraying and fragmenting.

In-Depth Research & Reports by Robert A. Manning

China Digital Policy

Mon, Jun 1, 2020

Executive summary: The virus and global order

The COVID-19 pandemic is having dramatic effects on everyday life, but its geopolitical implications could prove to be even more profound. The pandemic is exacerbating and unleashing pressure points in the global order, including intensified US-China competition, that could fundamentally reshape geopolitics.

Issue Brief by Jeffrey Cimmino, Matthew Kroenig, and Barry Pavel

China Coronavirus

Mon, Jun 1, 2020

Taking stock: Where are geopolitics headed in the COVID-19 era?

The COVID-19 pandemic has stressed pressure points in the global order and threatens to unravel the rules-based international system. This paper examines the geopolitical implications of the pandemic by identifying key strategic shocks and tensions exacerbated by the virus. It also identifies uncertainties for the global order and provides policy recommendations for how the United States and its allies should address the pandemic.

Issue Brief by Jeffrey Cimmino, Matthew Kroenig, and Barry Pavel

China Coronavirus

Tue, May 19, 2020

Kroenig quoted in the Washington Post on US-Taiwan relations

Scowcroft Center Deputy Director Matthew Kroenig was quoted in a Washington Post piece about why Taiwan will continue to pose problems for China. The piece includes Dr. Kroenig’s remarks from a webinar in which he commented on the US-Taiwan relationship. “In a way this relationship makes a lot of sense,” said Kroenig. “Taiwan does have […]

In the News by Atlantic Council

China Politics & Diplomacy

Tue, Apr 7, 2020

Lessons from Taiwan’s experience with COVID-19

Early intervention, a flexible command structure, a comprehensive epidemic prevention strategy, integrated medical big data, and proactive information disclosure allowed Taiwan—which at its closest point is only eighty-one miles (130 kilometers) away from China and has a very high population density—to record only a few confirmed cases in recent months. There are a number of lessons to be learned from the Taiwanese government’s effective response to COVID-19 that should be shared with other parts of the world fighting the ongoing pandemic.

New Atlanticist by Chang-Ching Tu

Coronavirus Taiwan

Wed, Feb 12, 2020

After the 2020 Taiwan election: Strengthening defense and security cooperation

Seemingly good results at the polls do not negate the domestic and international issues that President Tsai and the DPP will have to face over the next four years, including internal battles over Taiwanese national identity, cooperation with the United States, and relations with mainland China.

New Atlanticist by Chang-Ching Tu

China Elections

Thu, Jan 9, 2020

Democracy under siege: Advancing cooperation and common values in the Indo-Pacific

“Democracy under Siege: Advancing Cooperation and Common Values in the Indo-Pacific” examines challenges and opportunities for advancing cooperation and common values in the Indo-Pacific as the region faces an increasing challenge from China.

Issue Brief by Dr. Kharis Templeman

Australia China