Taiwan's 2008 Legislative Elections: DPP's Pain is U.S. and PRC's Gain


Denny Roy

Asia Pacific Bulletin, No. 9


Washington, D.C.: East-West Center

Publication Date: January 22, 2008
Binding: electronic
Pages: 2
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In this brief analysis, Dr. Denny Roy discusses some of the implications of the recent Taiwan legislative elections, suggesting that the new conservative legislature, now controlled overwhelmingly by the Kuomintang (Nationalist) party, should be a welcome development for both the United States and the People's Republic of China.

The views expressed in this publication are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the policy or position of the East-West Center or any organization with which the author is affiliated.