Join the Vermont Council on World Affairs invitation to other Councils
to participate in the discussion of a timely topic
Tensions in the Taiwan Strait
August 13, 2020
11:00 am - 12:15 pm Pacific Time
Center for Strategic and International Students,
General Jonathan Sun
Taiwanese Economic and Cultural Office in Boston
Fellow, Foreign Policy Association
Most Taiwanese citizens consider themselves to be an
independently governed island off China's southern coast.
Taiwan is in a unique diplomatic, geographic, and economic
position. The People's Republic of China classifies the
island as a province, while in Taiwan political leaders
continue to operate and move forward as an independent
How does the U.S. engage diplomatically with Taiwan
and how will future relations develop?
How does Taiwan position itself in the midst of Chinese
and U.S. economic competition?