Taiwan Communique emblemTaiwan Communiqué no. 151, May / June 2015

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  • Tsai Ing-wen goes to Washington
    • Dr. Tsai's speech at CSIS
    • A warm reception at the US Congress
    • A rousing welcome by the Taiwanese community

  • Which way cross-Strait relations?
    • KMT chairman Chu meets President Xi Jinping
    • Eric Chu in hot water upon his return
    • Tsai Ing-wen vows to maintain the status quo

  • KMT 2016 presidential race in disarray
    • Kuomintang heavyweights refuse to run
    • A primary with no viable candidates

  • Whitewashing Taiwan's history
    • Court rejects Ministry procedures
    • An overview of the proposed changes
    • Cities and counties won't implement changes

  • The ups and downs of joining the AIIB
    • Hasty decisionmaking, undermining sovereignty
    • China rejects Taiwan as a founding member
    • What is in it for Taiwan?

  • Report from Washington
    • DAS Susan Thornton: US considers Taiwan vital partner in East Asia

  • In Memoriam
    • Professor Alexander K. Young (1928-2015)

  • Book Review
    • The pivot to Asia and Cross-Strait Relations Edited by Prof. Peter C.Y. Chow

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