Editorial: Take China Out of the Driver’s Seat on Taiwan: A U.S. policy meant to ease friction with Beijing only creates more incentives to raise a fuss with every new deal (Arlington, Virginia, June 13, 2010) Commentary by Rupert Hammond-Chambers – The Wall Street Journal America’s defense relationship with Taiwan is again causing friction in […]
Report: “The Balance of Air Power in the Taiwan Strait” (Arlington, Virginia, May 11, 2010) Report by Rupert Hammond-Chambers Edited by Lotta Danielsson Published by the US-Taiwan Business Council Introduction The relationship between Taiwan and China, and the ongoing broadening and expansion of cross-Strait dialogue, has given further impetus for Taiwan to maintain a strong […]
Testimony: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission: Taiwan-China: Recent Economic, Political, and Military Developments across the Strait, and Implications for the United States (Washington, D.C., March 18, 2010) Testimony by Rupert Hammond-Chambers Committee: Describe the Current Status of, and Trends in, Cross-Strait Trade and Investment Hammond-Chambers: Cross-Strait trade discussions are currently dominated by the ongoing […]
The Council celebrates Lunar New Year 2010, Year of the Metal Tiger!
Special Commentary: Congressional Notification of Sales to Taiwan 2010 (Arlington, Virginia, January 29, 2010) Special Commentary by Rupert Hammond-Chambers The US-Taiwan Business Council today welcomed the Obama Administration’s decision to notify Congress of the following arms sales programs for Taiwan, with a total value of US$6.392 billion: • 114 PATRIOT Advanced Capability (PAC-3) Missiles, 3 […]
President’s Report: The US-Taiwan Business Council & U.S.-Taiwan Relations 2009 (Arlington, Virginia, December 31, 2009) Report by Rupert Hammond-Chambers On January 20th of this year, our country welcomed a new president into office and with him a new U.S. government Asia team. This influx of new blood was most welcome, particularly given the final several […]