||Happy Chinese New Year (Year of the Moneky)
||In The Hill, Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers comments on the 2016 Taiwan presidential and legislative elections
Special Commentary: Taiwan’s New Administration and the U.S. (PDF file)
The Hill: Taiwan’s New Administration and the U.S.
||Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers gives a presentation on "Navigating the Economic and Security Challenge of Tensions with China" at Direction of Cross-Strait Relations after Taiwan's Election, a conference held by the Institute of Global and Public Affairs (IGPA), Faculty of Social Sciences, the University of Macau, in Macau
||The Council hosts a meeting for its Board of Directors and Chairman’s Circle members with Dr. Joseph Wu, the Secretary-General of Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), in Washington, D.C.
||IHS Jane's Defence Weekly publishes Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers' commentary on the December 16, 2015 Taiwan arms sale
Opinion - Taiwan Arms Sales: Too Little, Too Late
||The Council issues a press release commenting on the new Congressional Notifications for U.S. arms sales to Taiwan
Press Release: The Obama Administration Announces U.S. Arms Sales to Taiwan
DSCA Major Arms Sales Listings for December 2015
||Board of Directors Meeting in Washington, D.C.
||Council Chairman Paul Wolfowitz, Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers, members of the Council’s Board of Directors, and members of the Chairman's Circle travel to Taiwan to meet with Taiwan government officials and business leaders
||In the Wall Street Journal, Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers comments on the emergency congress that replaced the KMT candidate for Taiwan’s January 2016 presidential election, and potential implications for the cross-Strait relationship.
Taiwan’s Election Drama Is a Message to Beijing: An intraparty putsch shows the limits of detente with Beijing (PDF file)
Wall Street Journal: Taiwan’s Election Drama Is a Message to Beijing
||The 2015 US-Taiwan Defense Industry Conference takes place in Williamsburg, Virginia.
||In The Hill, Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers comments on the September 2015 visit to the U.S. by China’s Xi Jinping, the growing Chinese anxiety over Taiwan’s 2016 elections, and potential implications for the U.S. – Taiwan relationship.
Xi Jinping’s Visit and Growing Angst over Taiwan (PDF file)
The Hill: Xi Jinping’s visit and growing angst over Taiwan
||Council President Rupert Hammond-Chambers gives a presentation on Taiwan at the Fall 2015 Conference held by the Global Offset and Countertrade Association (G.O.C.A.), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
||The Council releases "Event Proceedings Report: U.S.-Taiwan Business Forum," a report documenting policy and industry discussions held at the subject event. The report concludes that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) should continue to be the top bilateral trade policy focus for the governments in both the United States and Taiwan, and that the U.S. should support Taiwan’s application for membership.
Report: Event Proceedings Report: U.S.-Taiwan Business Forum (PDF file)