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Taiwan: Recent Developments and U.S. Policy Choices

Kerry Dumbaugh

Taiwan: Recent Developments and U.S. Policy Choices

In a large turnout on March 22, 2008, voters in Taiwan elected as president Mr. Ma Ying-jeou of the Nationalist (KMT) Party. Mr. Ma out-polled rival candidate Frank Hsieh, of the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), by a 2.2 million vote margin of 58% to 42%. Coming on the heels of...