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Is U.S. Prepared To Sacrifice Los Angeles For Taipei? The Extraordinary Danger Of Foreign Military Commitments

Doug Bandow | Posted 08.26.2016 | World
Doug Bandow

Taiwan long has been one of the globe's most dangerous tripwires. Other than a brief period after World War II, the island has not been ruled by the mainland for more than a century. The 23 million people living on what was once called Formosa have made a nation.

Taiwanese Voters Choose Freedom, Challenge Chinese Authoritarians

Doug Bandow | Posted 02.17.2016 | World
Doug Bandow

Last month the Taiwanese people voted overwhelmingly for Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party, which formally advocates an independent Taiwan rather than "one China" encompassing both mainland and Taiwan.

More Than Beef Noodle Soup and Taipei 101: Unexpected Surprises of Life in Taiwan

Marjorie Freimuth | Posted 07.28.2016 | Travel
Marjorie Freimuth

Instead of describing the culinary wonders of beef noodle soup and mango shaved ice, or "must-see's" such as Taipei 101, Jiufen, and night markets, here are 7 everyday surprises that are just as much a part of the culture as bubble tea.

Chris C. Anderson

Exclusive Interview With Taiwan's Minister Of Culture | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 09.06.2012 | Arts

Doctor Lung Yingtai does not have an enviable position. She is Taiwan's first Ministry of Culture. In a country that is in constant cultural "disagree...

Why You Should Care About Taiwan

David Millar | Posted 01.18.2012 | World
David Millar

If we were to give up Taiwan, in the way Paul Kane suggests, we might gain the whole world but forfeit our soul.

Can't Look Away: Learning To Love Asian TV

Joseph Jones | Posted 11.06.2011 | Travel
Joseph Jones

Like enormous militaristic glee clubs, each regiment -- all color coordinated and representing a different branch of the PLA -- would harmonize patriotically about the glories of the motherland.

Destin-Nation Taiwan: From Bubble Tea to Snake Venom

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Ballhaus | Posted 08.20.2011 | Travel

There are many reasons to visit Taiwan, not the least of which is its delectable and eccentric eats. The country offers a wide range of cuisines defin...

Taiwan-China trade talks under way

Al Jazeera. | Al Jazeera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Tight security against protesters as negotiators discuss economic pact in Taichung....

Ferrari Nettop Simultaneously Awesome And Useless

The Car Connection | CarConnection | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

If we were more hardcore in our nerdishness, we would've found our way to last week's Computex convention in Taipei, Taiwan. But we're just softcore n...

Can't Get Arrested

Michael Archer | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Archer

I asked Wuer Kaixi, one of the most prominent student leaders of the uprising, where he planned to be on anniversary of the Tianamen massacre. The second most wanted man in China hesitated.