Analysing U.S.-China Relations with Regards to Taiwan in the aftermath of Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine

Amber Cummings is a second-year History and International Relations student and is also the North American editor. Originally coming from the United States, they are extremely passionate about this region. With special interests in security dilemmas and diplomacy between regions, Amber hopes that they can share their passion with others and possibly get others interested in the topic of international relations as well. China has … Continue reading Analysing U.S.-China Relations with Regards to Taiwan in the aftermath of Putin’s Invasion of Ukraine

David vs Goliath: Taipei’s alternative to the Belt & Road Initiative in Africa

Noah Trowbridge is a third year International Relations student in the Department of War Studies. He is the current Latin America Editor for IR Today, conducts political risk advisal for London Politica and leads the King’s Think Tank’s Defence & Diplomacy Policy Centre. He notably covers security developments across Sub-Saharan Africa and East Asia. Since the launch of the Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) in … Continue reading David vs Goliath: Taipei’s alternative to the Belt & Road Initiative in Africa

Taiwan in the World Post-Covid: Alone at Sea?

By Veronica Burgstaller, a recent MA graduate from KU Leuven, Belgium in European Studies, where she focused in particular on European foreign affairs and Europe-Asia relations. She received a BA in International Studies from Leiden University with Chinese language. Previously she also lived and worked in Seoul, South Korea for three years. As half Indonesian and half Austrian, she has spent most of her live … Continue reading Taiwan in the World Post-Covid: Alone at Sea?

Taiwan – A lesson on how to adapt to power imbalances

Marius Būga is a 2nd year International Relations student in the War Studies Department in King’s College London. He is particularly interested in the historical, geographical background of state relations and the economic soft power exerted by trade. He is currently focusing on the Asia-Pacific region for research. Most of the coverage Taiwan gets in the general news and academic discourse is related to it … Continue reading Taiwan – A lesson on how to adapt to power imbalances

The Crowded Sea: Taiwan and the Nine-Dash Line

by Lily Hess, a 2nd year student, studying for a BA International Relations in the War Studies Department at King’s College London.   (http://www.bricplusnews.com/affairs/this-is-why-the-south-china-sea-dispute-is-way-more-important-than-people-realise/)   The Permanent Court of Arbitration recently issued a ruling in the case of The South China Sea Arbitration, in which the Court largely sided with the Philippines and against China’s claim to most of the South China Sea from its … Continue reading The Crowded Sea: Taiwan and the Nine-Dash Line