• Xi Jinping’s Triumph and the Fate of Taiwan

    Chinese President Xi Jinping reaffirmed his determination to reunite Taiwan with the mainland this past October, during the same National Congress that guaranteed him another five (and probably ten) more years as China's unchallenged autocrat. We asked experts to assess the outlook for Beijing's Taiwan policy in this historic context and to consider Japan's response.

    Photo: President Xi Jinping of China waves to members of the press following the conclusion of the Twentieth National Congress of the Communist Party of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, October 23, 2022. © Kyodo.