The changing world of US-Taiwan ties

As America’s Indo-Pacific strategy evolves, the notion of “strategic ambiguity,” which has guided the US-Taiwan relationship since the mid-1950s, is withering. After the Taiwan Strait crisis of 1954-55, the US brought into force the Mutual Defense Treaty (MDT) with Taiwan. The treaty was never intended to be a war-fighting pact, but was designed to boost […]