Since 2008 relations between Taiwan and the mainland have been a picture of stability amid growing tensions in Asia. What might be the impact of Taiwan's 2016 presidential elections on these relations? What should be the posture of the United States?
Steven M. Goldstein is the Sophia Smith Professor of Government at Smith College and Director of the Taiwan Studies Workshop at Harvard University. He has been a visiting faculty member at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and Columbia University. In the spring of 2012 he was Van Beuren Chair Distinguished Visiting Professor at the United States Naval War College.
Steven Goldstein, Sophia Smith Professor of Government, Smith College