TITLE

Sunflowers in Springtime: Taiwan's Crisis and the End of an Era in Cross-Strait Cooperation

AUTHOR(S)
Cole, J. Michael
PUB. DATE
April 2014
SOURCE
China Brief;4/9/2014, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the author's views about the political crisis in Taiwan since March 18, 2014. It is inferred that Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou has two years left in his second and last term. Issues concerning the Cross-Strait Services Trade Agreement (CSSTA) between Taiwan and China are outlined. The political dynamics within the Ma's party Kuomintang (KMT) are discussed.
ACCESSION #
95594557

 

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