The "Third China" in the 21st Century

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2008 Media Appearances


Half a 'consensus' is worse than none: just what was the "1992 Consensus"?

Taipei Times

 

Half a ‘consensus’ worse than none



Technology Leadership, Economic Power and National Security: The China Factor

 Remarks at the Heritage Foundation - October 23, 2008

by John Tkacik

 


China: An Unkind Century

Victims of Communism Memorial Virtual Museum

 China: An Unkind Century
Author: John Tkacik [1]

The Twentieth Century was unkind to the Chinese people. It began with the collapse in 1911 of the last imperial dynasty after decades of corruption, inept governance and social disintegration. From the wreckage of empire, provincial warlords struggled for power and profit at the expense of the people.

 


The 'Third China" in the 21st Century

Personal thoughts on the ancient history and recent influences of Overseas Chinese communities in the Southeast Asia and the Pacific region and their implications for Future Asia

 

The Asia-Pacific and the ‘Third China’ in the 21stCentury

By John J. Tkacik 


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Taiwan's Missile Referendum

 

 January 21, 2004

by John Tkacik, Jr. WEBMEMO #401

After years of military intimidation by Beijing, Taiwan's President Chen Shui-bian has announced wording for a referendum designed to draw both domestic and international attention to China's missile threat to the democratic island. And he has succeeded.

The Bush Administration and Congress must preempt China's belligerence by:



The Anti-TRA: China's Anti-secession Law and the impact on U.S. Relations with Taiwan.

For presentation and discussion at a conference on Taiwan Relations Act Entering Its 30th Anniversary: Continuities, Changes, and Challenges
Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

Beijing's "Anti-Secession Law" of March 14, 2005, marked the end of the tacit understanding that Washington and Beijing have shared since December 16, 1978, under which Beijing pretended to pursue a policy of peaceful unification while Washington pretended to pursue a one-China policy.


The "ASL" as the "Anti-TRA": China's Anti-secession Law and the impact on U.S. Relations with Taiwan.

 

 

Institute of European and
American Studies, Academia Sinica,
Taipei, Taiwan

By John J. Tkacik, Jr.

Beijing's "Anti-Secession Law" of March 14, 2005, marked the end of the tacit understanding that Washington and Beijing have shared since December 16, 1978, under which Beijing pretended to pursue a policy of peaceful unification while Washington pretended to pursue a one-China policy.


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