Taiwan Communique emblemTaiwan Communiqué no. 138, October 2012

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  • Rising tensions surrounding Senkakus
    • Three-way tug for island group
    • Japan-bashing flares in China
    • Mixed signals from Taiwan
    • The war of ads
    • The way forward in the Senkaku altercation by Mei-chin Chen

  • What policies for Ma's second term?
    • Cabinet reshuffle: old wine in new bottles
    • Overseas Affairs Commission covertly re-sinicized
    • Want Want takeover of cable TV network
    • Ma's popularity sinks to new lows

  • Taiwan mural in Oregon
    • Corvallis mayor stands up to Chinese pressure by Ambassador Nat Bellocchi

  • Former President Chen's health deteriorating
    • Chen Shui-bian hospitalized again
    • Foreign delegation pleads for medical parole

  • Report from Washington
    • Congressman Robert Andrews proposes Center for Security Analysis
    • Congressman Scott Garrett calls for Taiwan's inclusion in the UN

  • Book Review: Lost Colony: the untold story by Tonio Andrade, reviewed by Gerrit van der Wees

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