Taiwan's 2020 Elections

Author
Natasha Kassam, Richard McGregor
Content Type
Commentary and Analysis
Institution
Lowy Institute for International Policy
Abstract
China has lost the battle for public opinion in Taiwan. Saturday’s elections are likely to reflect strong anti-Beijing sentiment China is already looking past the elections to weaken the island’s democracy through overt and covert means Whatever the result, Beijing will increase pressure on Taipei to open talks on unification
Topic
Foreign Policy, Politics, Elections, Democracy
Political Geography
China, Taiwan, Asia, United States of America