Democrat or Republican: Taiwan's choice in 2020 US presidential election

Editor's note: During his presidency, Barack Obama in fact signed several pieces of legislation pertaining to Taiwan into law, including the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017...

'We would not be the US if we don't defend Taiwan': Stanton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an interview with China Uncensored, Former Director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) William A. Stanton said that the U.S. would be turning its back on its cor...

'Island Nation': Then and now

When I first arrived in Taiwan in September 1986, I knew of course that the world is always changing, but I never realized how much it would change, and certainly not Taiwan itself. I had already serv...

US Defense Dept. opens Flagship language center in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Chinese Overseas Flagship language center has been established by the U.S. Defense Department at National Taiwan University to foster exchanges between the U.S. and Taiw...

Arrival of Flagship in Taiwan significant for US-Taiwan relations: William Stanton

The U.S. Language Flagship Program Has Come to Taiwan Relations between the United States and Taiwan have clearly never been better, but we tend to measure that progress only in terms of major eve...

Why China's wealthy elite are losing faith in their country's future: William Stanton

While the world too often underestimates or overlooks Taiwan’s achievements, it also often underestimates China’s challenges, exaggerates its strengths, and forgets its weaknesses. Given t...

Former AIT director becomes vice president at Taiwan’s National Yang-Ming University

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director William Stanton will assume the role of vice president at National Yang-Ming University starting Aug. 16, according to a...

Only China can untie its own knot in US relations: William Stanton

The joint opinion letter “China Is Not the Enemy” published in the Washington Post on July 3 may turn out to be one of the last ideological gasps of those 100 signatories – largely A...

The time is ripe for a U.S.-Taiwan free trade agreement: William Stanton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The United States needs to reach a bilateral trade agreement with Taiwan not just because it would be good for Taiwan, but even more so because it is in the best strategic inte...

NTU to let former AIT director go, Stanton not yet notified

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- National Taiwan University is releasing former American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) director William Stanton from his role as visiting professor at National Taiwan University (NT...

Education in Taiwan too political

Following his retirement as a career diplomat for the United States, former director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) William Stanton (司徒文) served as the first director of the Center for Asia...

Former AIT director may leave post at National Taiwan University

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — William Stanton, former director at the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), may no longer hold a teaching position at National Taiwan University (NTU) after July, possibly...

Tiananmen massacre a warning for Taiwan of Beijing’s possible aggression: William Stanton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Speaking on the eve of the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square massacre of 1989, William Stanton, former director of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), said Taiw...

Time to bury AIT Washington: William Stanton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s government announced on May 25 it was changing the name of the Coordination Council for North American Affairs (CCNAA), the organization it originally establishe...

Paul Ryan visit moves Taiwan-US relations in right direction but further action needed

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- It is a testament to the impact that the Taiwan Travel Act (TTA) has had on U.S.-Taiwan relations that, no less a figure than former Congressional Speaker Paul Ryan paid a v...