Audrey Tang: Taiwan’s Digital Minister On Harnessing Technology For Social Good

March 11, 2021

US-China Today sat down with Audrey Tang to speak about her identity as an illustrious young programmer turned government official, her optimism about technology’s ability to ameliorate social ills, and her thoughts about politics in a polarized world.

Common Values and Interests

January 21, 2021

While President Biden has promised large changes in American policy, the strong and multithreaded U.S. relationship with Taiwan is unlikely to be among them.

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.

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.

Sen. Robert Menendez and others, “Letter Calling for the Sale of f-16s to Taiwan,” May 26, 2011

May 26, 2011

Senators Menendez (D-NJ) and James Inhofe (R-OK) and forty-three other senators wrote to Pres. Barack Obama to encourage his administration to authorize the sale of F-16 fighter jets to Taiwan.

Ma Ying-jeou, Remarks at the Videoconference with the Center for Strategic and International Studies, April 22, 2009

April 22, 2009

At the Office of the President this evening, President Ma Ying-jeou attended a videoconference with the Center for Strategic and International Stud

Tucker, ed., Dangerous Strait: The U.S.-China-Taiwan Crisis, 2005

February 1, 2005

Qiang Zhai reviews book for H-Diplo, February 2008, credit H-Asia.

U.S.-Taiwan Relations, 2003

February 14, 2003

Randall Schriver, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Remarks to U.S.-Taiwan Business Council Defense Industry Conference



One of the BRI key projects: The Khorgos Gateway in Kasakhstan | Photo credit: Khorgos Gateway
April 10, 2021 - 9:00am

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for an online panel discussion on the Belt and Road Initiative in Southeast and Central Asia.

April 29, 2021 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk with Eric Heikkila to look at how the rise of China alters the context in which the broad spectrum of policies in the United States should be assessed.