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[In the Media] James Lin quoted on Taiwan’s diplomacy with Lithuania and Chiang Ching-kuo’s legacy

February 6, 2022

In a video interview that aired on Jan. 24 on Taiwan-based TaiwanPlus news streaming service, James Lin discusses why the legacy of Taiwan’s former president, Chiang Ching-kuo, is so contested. Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen is currently facing a political backlash within her own party after attending the opening of a cultural park and library dedicated to Chiang Ching-kuo.

The segment also appeared on Taiwan cable news network CTS.

Watch it here. [Length: 2 min. 24 sec.]

James Lin is also quoted on the historical context of Taiwan’s use of diplomatic strategy to advance economic objectives in an article published Jan. 26 by Quartz titled, “Taiwan’s $1 billion Lithuania fund is a high-stakes game of economic diplomacy.”