November 20, 2018 - 15:52
The Taipei Times   Editorials Mon, Nov 12, 2018 - Page 6  Tkacik On Taiwan:  Is Washington watching Pratas Island’s economic zone? http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/editorials/archives/2018/11/12/2003704058 Mon, Nov 12, 2018 - Page 6 Last week in the Taipei Times (“Stars and...
November 20, 2018 - 15:55
Stars and Stripes over Pratas Island The US occupied the small island for a day towards the end of World War II By John J. Tkacik, Jr.  /  Mon, Nov 05, 2018 - Page 8 Submarine crews in wartime generally know the date and time, but often lose track of the days. And the nights. On Tuesday...
October 6, 2018 - 14:07
Tkacik On Taiwan: The Vatican’s ‘provisional accord’ with Beijing   Monday, October 01, 2018 - Page 6   When the dust settles and the incense clears away, the “provisional accord” between the Holy See and Beijing that was announced (but not revealed) on...
September 16, 2018 - 14:36
Surf and Turf’: Maps and the ‘one China’ principle   Taipei Times Mon, Aug 20, 2018 - Page 6   Last Monday morning (Aug. 13), my attention was attracted to an eye-catching story, complete with photo and maps, in the middle of the Washington Post’s print edition...
July 8, 2018 - 14:31
John J. Tkacik, Jr. on Taiwan: The status quo as we define it   Taipei Times Mon, Jul 09, 2018 - Page 6   On Friday, May 25, for the first time, the State Department quietly admitted “China is altering the status quo across the Taiwan Strait and undermining the framework that has...
June 5, 2018 - 13:56
Mon, May 28, 2018 - Page 6   Ah! “Orwellian nonsense.” It is my new favorite epithet in the bemusing lexicon of Washington-Beijing relations. The term was employed by the White House to take the “Chinese Communist Party” itself to task for demanding unquestioning...
June 5, 2018 - 14:08
  When the US had a ‘two Chinas’ policy   As China readies live-fire military exercises in the Taiwan Strait amid heightened tensions over increased American support for Taiwan, a retired US foreign service officer revisits the evolution of the ‘two Chinas’ policy...
June 5, 2018 - 14:02
John J. Tkacik, Jr. On Taiwan: Sovereign, independent and mutually non-subordinate   Mon, Apr 16, 2018 - Page 6     It was refreshing. Not twenty days into his tenure, on Sept. 26, 2017, at a Legislative Yuan interpellation, Taiwan’s new Premier of the Executive Yuan, Dr....
March 5, 2018 - 14:38
Nearly a half-millennium ago, on Aug. 9, 1549, Jesuit father Francis Xavier glimpsed the caramel beaches and emerald woodland slopes of ancient Formosa from the railings of the Malaccan junk he had hired to sail him northward to Japan. Father Francis did not further remark on the island, hearing...
March 5, 2018 - 14:43
The Holy Land today, at first glance, has scant relevance for Taiwan. But President Donald Trump’s new Jerusalem policy last month has set me thinking. The international legal statuses of Taiwan and Jerusalem both are grounded in the murky diplomatic arcana of post-war peace treaties. Both...

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