Yu-Hua Chen is a PhD Research Scholar at the Australian National University (ANU). He is broadly interested in China’s security policy, international relations theory, geopolitics, and China-Taiwan relations. His doctoral research investigates the role of buffer state in shaping China’s security policies towards North Korea, Taiwan, and Mongolia. His doctoral research has been supported by grants from the Taiwan government, ANU, and Peking University. 

Chen has been published in a variety of publications, including the National Interest, IPR Review, East Asia Forum, The China Policy Institute Blog, and Thinking-Taiwan.

Last Updated: June 22, 2017



The World Is Deserting Taiwan. How Should the U.S. Respond?

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On June 12, the small Central American nation of Panama announced it was severing diplomatic ties with Taiwan so that it could establish relations with the People’s Republic of China. Now, only 19 countries and the Vatican recognize Taiwan. Why did...