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Congressional Research Service, Pres. Reagan's Six Assurances to Taiwan [in 1982], October 8, 2020

October 8, 2020

Susan Lawrence wrote this review for the non-partisan Congressional Research Service, a part of the U.S. Library of Congress. It came during renewed attention to U.S.-Taiwan relations, including the adoption of the Taiwan Travel Act, the sale of arms to Taiwan and revised policies regarding official contacts between the governments of the U.S. and Taiwan.

Scott Busby, U.S. State Department, Defending Democracy through Media Literacy II, September 10, 2019

September 26, 2019

Busby is Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor. He spoke in Taipei, Taiwan.

Scott Busby, U.S. State Department, Opening Remarks at the U.S.-Taiwan Consultations on Democratic Governance in the Indo-Pacific Region, September 12, 2019

September 26, 2019

Busby, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor and spoke in Taipei, Taiwan.

Taiwan Travel Act, 2018

March 16, 2018

This measure was adopted to encourage extensive and high level contact between the United States and Taiwan. It had 81 co-sponsors in the House of Representatives and bipartisan support. It was adopted by unanimous consent in the Senate and signed into law by President Donald J. Trump.

David Helvey, Remarks to the U.S.-Taiwan Business Council Defense Industry Conference, Oct. 3, 2016

October 3, 2016

Mr. Helvey is a Senior Advisor at the U.S. Defense Department, performing the duties of the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs. These are his remarks as prepared for delivery at the Williamsburg, Virginia conference.

Ma Ying-jeou, Remarks on Taiping Island, January 28, 2016

January 28, 2016

Ma Ying-jeou, president of the Republic of China (Taiwan), visited Taiping Island in the South China Sea. His predecessor, Chen Shuibian, also visited the island in 2008.

Mark Toner, Remarks on Ma Ying-jeou’s Visit to Taiping Island, January 27, 2016

January 27, 2016

U.S. State Department deputy spokesperson Mark Toner discussed the American government’s view of Pres. Ma’s trip. He responded to questions at the daily press briefing.

Congressional Research Service, “Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales since 1990,” June 13, 2014

June 13, 2014

This CRS report was written by Shirley A. Kan, specialist in Asian defense affairs.

Congressional Research Service, “U.S.-Taiwan Relationship: Overview of Policy Issues,” April 22, 2014

April 22, 2014

Shirley A. Kan and Wayne M. Morrison wrote this report for CRS.

Daniel R. Russel, Evaluating U.S. Policy on Taiwan on the Anniversary of the 35th Anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act, April 3, 2014

April 3, 2014

Assistant Secretary of State Russel testified before the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.

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