Taiwan’s Bottom Line
This chapter focuses on Taiwan’s bottom line since the DPP came to power following the election of Chen Shui-bian as President of the ROC on Taiwan in the spring of 2000. Although Chen’s administration has built on the policy of its predecessor, it has also made significant changes. In an important sense, new developments in policy towards the PRC since 2000 reflect the incorporation into formal policy the DPP’s views of Taiwan’s own sense of identity and destiny, as well as its assessment of the international situation where the rise of China is the most important development for Taiwan.
KeywordsEconomic Integration Democratic Progressive Party China Policy Taiwanese People Taiwanese Business
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