August 31, 2021 - 18:18
Memorandum    February 3, 1961  To:  L - Mr.  Chayes                        From: L/FE - John J. Czyzak   Subject: Legal Status of Formosa (Taiwan) and the Pescadores Islands (Penghu)   L/...
August 31, 2021 - 18:40
“War Means Taiwan Independence”?   By  John J. Tkacik, jr.   I was a bit startled last week when Legislative Yuan Speaker You Si-kun (游錫堃) suggested that the United States could extend official recognition to an independent Taiwan if China were to launch an invasion....
August 31, 2021 - 18:46
The Offshore Islands and Taiwan’s Future   By John J. Tkacik, Jr.   Over the past year, scores of gargantuan Chinese sand dredgers have deployed themselves in territorial waters off the Taiwanese-administered Matsu Islands where their activities erode beaches and fishing shoals...
May 11, 2021 - 14:10
The last half century of Taiwan’s ‘unsettled’ status   By John J. Tkacik Taipei Times Monday April 26, 2021 Page 6     In the excitement over last week’s Biden-Suga Summit in Washington, it was easy to forget — if you ever knew — that April 28th is...
May 11, 2021 - 14:20
On Taiwan: The New Formosa Strait Crisis     I am just getting around to reading Dr. Chang Hsien-yi’s (張憲義) oral history published in 2016 entitled Nuclear Bomb! Spy? CIA (核彈! 間諜? CIA). Dr. Chang’s defection to the Central Intelligence Agency 33 years ago is one of...
March 3, 2021 - 17:08
 On Taiwan: China’s 2021 demands   Taipei Times  Mon, Jan 04, 2021 page 6   The Chinese always test incoming American presidents. George W. Bush had his “EP-3 Hainan Incident” (he announced an US$8 billion arms package for Taiwan); Obama had his “USNS...
March 3, 2021 - 17:21
Taipei Times  Mon, Nov 16, 2020 page 6   On Taiwan: Recognizing Taiwan: Is the United States looking at a ‘Somaliland Model’?     “Taiwan has not been a part of China, and that was recognized with the work that the Reagan administration did to lay out the...
September 29, 2020 - 16:09
https://taipeitimes.com/News/editorials/archives/2020/09/28/2003744198 Taipei Times  Editorials Mon, Sep 28, 2020  page 6 Lunch in the afternoon: The US, Taiwan and ‘China’s aggressive behavior’ Midday in Manhattan on Wednesday, September 16, was sunny and mild. Even...
September 29, 2020 - 16:14
 The last time I spoke with President Lee Teng-hui was thirteen years ago next week, on Friday morning, August 24, 2007.  We conversed for nearly two hours one-on-one, not surprisingly, about Taiwan’s nationhood and its international legal status, subjects on which he undoubtedly...
June 25, 2020 - 16:34
John Foster Dulles and The Handshake that Never Was   By John J. Tkacik     I shall begin this historical meditation on the late U.S. Secretary of State John Foster Dulles by sympathizing with the current Secretary of State Michael Pompeo.     Secretary Pompeo is,...

For more information

For more information or to schedule a speaking engagement, please use our Contact form.

Mailing Address:
1307 Westgrove Blvd.
Alexandria, Virginia 22307

Phone Number:
703-768-5105