The international media has been quick to ring alarm bells over cross-strait relations since the January election of Tsai Ing-wen to the Taiwan presidency. Photo: EPA

Why Beijing has no desire to turn the screw on Tsai Ing-wen and threaten stability across the Taiwan Strait

J. Michael Cole says warnings by the international media and marginal players do not reflect the reality among top leaders

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The international media has been quick to ring alarm bells over cross-strait relations since the January election of Tsai Ing-wen to the Taiwan presidency. Photo: EPA
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J. Michael Cole

J. Michael Cole

J. Michael Cole is a Taipei-based senior fellow with the Global Taiwan Institute in Washington, DC, the Macdonald-Laurier Institute in Ottawa, Canada, and the Taiwan Studies Programme at the University of Nottingham, UK.