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Will Kinmen, Taiwan’s Frontline, Become the Next Crimea?

Kinmen, the closest island territory of Taiwan to China and once a part of the international anti-communism battlefront, has today become part of China’s “unification” plan for Taiwan. While "one country, two systems" is facing an unprecedented challenge in Hong Kong, the propaganda for Taiwan continues. Meanwhile, a referendum on a "one country, two systems experimental zone" has been quietly unfolding on Kinmen.

Asian Subways and American Decline

Asia may not have caught up with the United States in technology, wealth, or power, but its subway systems are impressive compared to some of those in crumbling urban America.

Water Balloon and the One-China Policy

A fracas in Taiwan's legislature may have been prompted by Chinese meddling—or at least that suspicion shows that Mainland China is never far from the collective mind on Taiwan.

The Silent War

The rivalry between 'Democratic Taiwan' and the 'China Model' has lasted for seven decades. Has it now reached a tipping point?

Asia in the Time of Trump

While the U.S. lives through the domestic storms of the Trump presidency, China is moving boldly in Asia, with historic consequences for American friends, from Taiwan to Thailand.

Taiwan: A Changing Status Quo

Can China take over Taiwan without reunification? Many on Taiwan are worried that that's what it's doing.

Meet the Journalist: Melissa McCart

Restaurateur Mike Chen legally hired expert noodle-pullers from Taiwan to create an authentic noodle house in Pittsburgh, until the Trump administration’s immigration policy changes put an end to it.

Museum of Current Crises

This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.