J. Michael Cole is a Taipei-based Senior Non-Resident Fellow with the China Policy Institute at University of Nottingham, and an Associate Researcher at the French Centre for Research on Contemporary China (CEFC). He recently joined the Thinking Taiwan Foundation as a Senior Staff Member.
With two years left in the second and last term of Ma Ying-jeou’s presidency, Taiwan has been embroiled in a political crisis since March 18 that will have serious, and
Although its voice is often ignored in the escalating spat over the disputed Diaoyu/Senkaku islands in the East China Sea, Taiwan reacted with uncharacteristic bombast to the Japanese government’s purchase
Once again Tokyo and Beijing played with fire over the disputed Diaoyu or Senkaku islets in the East China Sea, operating under the assumption that the consequent outbursts of nationalism