March to December: Taiwan’s Year of Elections
Dr. Shelley Rigger of Davidson College discussed Taiwan’s presidential election in March 2004 and the upcoming legislative election in December in the context of larger political trends in Taiwan. Liu Shyh-Fang, CNAPS Visiting Fellow and former Secretary General of Taiwan’s Executive Yuan, and John Tkacik, Research Fellow for China, Taiwan, and Mongolia at the Heritage Foundation, served as discussants.
Senior Research Fellow, Asian Studies Center, The Heritage Foundation
CNAPS Taiwan Fellow
Richard C. Bush
Nonresident Senior Fellow - Foreign Policy, Center for East Asia Policy Studies, John L. Thornton China Center
Brown Professor and Assistant Dean for Educational Policy - Political Science Department, Davidson College
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[Suggesting that trilateral meetings between China, South Korea, and Japan be revived] is a way to say this is not zero sum and this is not an anti-China development. It’s smart diplomacy to be saying this.