REUTERS/Pichi Chuang - Supporters wave flags after Taipei mayoral candidate Ko Wen-je won the local elections, in Taipei November 29, 2014.

Past Event

Taiwan’s shifting political landscape and the politics of the 2016 elections

April 22, 2015

On April 22, the Center for East Asia Policy Studies at Brookings and Freeman Chair in China Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies will co-host a public forum to identify and analyze the politics behind the 2016 elections in Taiwan. Leading experts from Taiwan and the United States will assess the new forces and phenomena within Taiwan politics; how the election system itself may contribute to election outcomes, especially for the Legislative Yuan; and how the major parties must respond to emerging trends.

  • Report | Taiwan Security Research

    July 13, 2014, Richard C. Bush III

  • In the News

    It's not the kind of situation where you can draw red lines, because China does lay claim to the territory where it's operating. It's not a situation where anybody is totally in the right and China is totally in the wrong.

    May 8, 2014, Richard C. Bush III, Mashable
  • Report | Commonwealth Magazine

    April 17, 2014, Richard C. Bush III

  • In the News

    The greatest danger [for Taiwan] was that Beijing might exploit its growing power to intimidate Taiwan into submission. If Taiwan is prepared to strengthen itself [against intimidation] in the context of a non-provocative policy towards China, I think [the U.S.] should continue to help, including with arms.

    January 15, 2014, Richard C. Bush III, Taipei Times
  • In the News

    I think the reason China hasn't fulfilled its political objectives [on Taiwan] is not because of our arms sales, it's because of its offers [to Taiwan].

    January 15, 2014, Richard C. Bush III, Central News Agency
  • In the News

    Taiwan, as an APEC member, should be allowed to join the TPP 'in a formal sense' because the 21 APEC member nations are all eligible for TPP membership if they are able to meet the high standards that are being negotiated in the agreement.

    December 8, 2013, Joshua Meltzer, Taipei Times
  • Expert Q & A | Richard C. Bush III

    Uncharted Strait: The Future of China-Taiwan Relations

    February 4, 2013, Richard C. Bush III

  • Report | International Affairs Forum

    China, Taiwan and U.S. Policy in Northeast Asia

    May 13, 2008, Richard C. Bush III

  • Report | Taiwan Journal

    Former AIT Head Bullish on U.S.-Taiwan Ties

    August 11, 2006, Richard C. Bush III