After years of escalating tension in the Taiwan Strait, protracted partisan gridlock, and a stagnating economy, the island anxiously awaited a fresh start after the March 2008 presidential election. The election will offer the potential for a dramatic shift in the tone and trajectory of cross-strait relations, and with it the opportunity for decreased risk that the U.S. could be drawn into an armed conflict with China.
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Research Article| February 01 2008
Taiwan in 2007: The Waiting Game
Asian Survey (2008) 48 (1): 124–132.
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Yun-han Chu; Taiwan in 2007: The Waiting Game. Asian Survey 1 February 2008; 48 (1): 124–132. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2008.48.1.124
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