228 Incident, Chiang Kai-shek and the past, the present, and the future of Taiwan

As Taiwan marks the 70th anniversary of the 228 Incident and changes to Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall are coming how important (and maybe also divisive?) is for the country to discuss the legacy of Chiang Kai-shek? Read few comments.

Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei. Credit: Andrej Matisak

Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in Taipei. Credit: Andrej Matisak

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What is China’s Xi game and what about Trump’s?

Interestingly, in the age of Donald Trump some observers see China as the custodian of economic liberal order, though not political liberal order as China is an authoritarian regime. What is your view on this and what do you think Trump wants from China and vice versa? Read few comments.

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What does Trump’s call with Taiwan mean?

What do you make out of President-elect Donald Trump-President Tsai Ing-wen phone call, how do you assess the importance of this phone call? Read few comments.

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What is going on in South Korea?

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China and politics: Where is Taiwan heading under President Tsai?

Ten thousands of people protesting against the pension reforms at home, frostier relations with China on the international scene. One may say it is a rocky start for Tsai Ing-wen Presidency. How do you assess the domestic and international aspects of her politics after few months in the office, what went wrong and what right? Read few comments.

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Series of bombings in Thailand: What’s going on and who is responsible?

After series of explosions Thai police is talking about local saboteurs. How do you see the situation, who may want to increase tensions in the country, and why? Read few comments.

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Verdict on South China Sea: Will tensions rise?

Permanent Court of Arbitration rules on a dispute over the South China Sea as the Philippines brought the case against China – (verdict here ). How important would you say this verdict could be for the region and irrespective of the verdict do you think that all sides will respect the verdict or we can expect some tensions? Read few comments.

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