Month: June 2016

A Stable Squeeze: How Beijing Hopes to Exert Economic Pressure on Taiwan without Killing Trade Ties

June 14, 2016 Since 1979, when China’s central leadership first proposed establishing direct trade with Taiwan as one of the Three Links, Beijing has seen cross-Strait commerce as instrumental in helping it to achieve its long-term goal of unifying Taiwan with China.  And while Beijing has periodically brought its economic leverage to bear on Taiwan, Read More …