In the evening of Thursday, April 6 (early Friday morning in local time), the United States fired 59 cruise missiles at Syria’s Al Shayrat airfield in retaliation against the chemical strikes on Syrian people by Assad regime. Many people commended this move, from neocon hawks to “peace and love” millennials —before they retake their typical […]
As an independent, sovereign nation, America has every right to manage its immigration system by making and enforcing rules regarding access to citizenship and residency. It is constitutionally essential for an independent community to vet its membership. It matters not only for the security and economic wellbeing of our country, but fundamentally to the independence […]
The Growing DPP & The Rising Fresh Bloods Along with other controversies and scandals, like Kuomintang’s “party assets” inherited from the authoritarian era, corrupt officials, bribery elections, Vice Presidential nominee Wang Ju-hsuan’s improper properties, Kuomintang’s betrayal of Taiwan cost them another landslide failure in January 2016. Under the leadership of Tsai Ing-wen, DPP grew gradually […]
I think we should all have respect for the earliest pioneers who took the biggest risks to explore America and turned it into a land of the free and the envy of the world. Today it is popular to claim that the European colonists who came to the Americas since Christopher Columbus were evil invaders, […]
The first piece of Tour Series 2016 comes to Taiwan, an eastern Asian nation on the crossroads of her fate. With China’s increasing aggressiveness, Taiwan’s economy, defense, and the whole way of life with democracy and de facto independence, is under huge threat. The good news is, the national identity as Taiwanese rather than Chinese […]
Welcome to this brand new series of my column. In #TourSeries2016, there will be a series of articles talking about the international affairs, about the changes and turbulences happening or forming in 2016 all over the world, and the issues that drive the changes. Our view will travel across Europe, Asia & Pacific, Middle East, […]
Many questioned the reason why most Jewish voters tended to support Democratic candidates. David Littmann talked about the tradition of progressive radicalism originating from the French revolution and the immigration history of German Ashkenazi Jews and Eastern European Jews since the 19th Century. “They fled from Tsars and they wanted security.” On March 16 at Hutchins […]
Face-to-face meeting with the Chinese top leader is one of Ma’s final dreams in his “one-China” career, and what he believes to be a peak moment marking his legacy.
But Mr. Ma’s legacy is nothing but a disaster to Taiwan, even to his Kuomintang, a pro-unification party which still makes Chinese nationalism its top principle.