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CHRONOLOGY OF FORMOSA HISTORY

The attached .pdf is a photocopy of a Chronology of Formosan History from 605 a.d. to 1942 prepared in 1943 at the U.S. Department of State. I recovered it from the National Archives files of the Office of Chinese Affairs at the State Department.  While it is over 30 pages long and reflects dated research, it remains a fascinating summary of the island's history from ancient times through the Japanese colonial period and should prove invaluable to all scholars of Taiwan's history.

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Remarks on the new US administration’s approach to cross-strait relations.

 
Remarks on Europe and the new US administration’s approach to cross-strait relations.

Conference on Taiwan’s New Security Predicament
Hosted by: The Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies
Whitehall, London, December 2, 2008.

By John J. Tkacik, Jr.


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 '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 21st Century

By John J. Tkacik 



Wen Jiabao and Zeng Qinghong: The Two Centers of China's Fourth Generation

 BIOGRAPHIC ESSAY (1)

The Two Centers of China’s Fourth Generation:


Premier Wen Jiabao and Vice President Zeng Qinghong

By John Tkacik
May 2004


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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