President Tsai Ing-wen is re-elected and the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) retains majority in the Legislative Yuan. How, then, will Taiwan navigate the intensifying US-China rivalry? How will the outcome of the elections shape its policies toward the two superpowers? And how will this affect the perceptions and policies of Washington and Beijing toward Taiwan? One things is for sure: the future of Taiwan and cross-Strait relations will have a far-reaching impact on this competition and vice versa.
In this timely presentation, Professor Syaru Shirley Lin, a leading political economist, gives her take on this complex trilateral relationship and shares her outlook on its future.