John F. Copper is the Stanley J. Buckman Professor of International Studies at Rhodes College in Memphis, Tennessee.
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On December 7, voters in Taiwan's two metropolitan cities, Taipei and Kaohsiung, went to the polls to choose their mayors and the members of their respective city councils. Taipei, Taiwan's
On May 20, Taiwan's President Chen Shui-bian celebrated his second anniversary in office, having won Taiwan's second direct presidential election in March of 2000, turning out the Kuomintang (KMT) that
On December 1, voters went to the polls in Taiwan to select a new legislature, county magistrates and five mayors. It was the first national election following the opposition Democratic
In 1949, Taiwan's Nationalist Party or Kuomintang (KMT) was defeated by the communists and fled from the mainland to Taiwan. At that time the party's future looked dim. Recently there