Soldiers in protective suits disinfect Taiwanese evacuees from Hubei, after their China Eastern Airlines flight landed at Taoyuan International Airport on Tuesday night. Photo: EPA-EFE / Handout from Ministry of National Defence Soldiers in protective suits disinfect Taiwanese evacuees from Hubei, after their China Eastern Airlines flight landed at Taoyuan International Airport on Tuesday night. Photo: EPA-EFE / Handout from Ministry of National Defence
Soldiers in protective suits disinfect Taiwanese evacuees from Hubei, after their China Eastern Airlines flight landed at Taoyuan International Airport on Tuesday night. Photo: EPA-EFE / Handout from Ministry of National Defence
Jason Li
Opinion

Opinion

Jason Li

Politics should take a back seat for the sake of Taiwanese still stranded in coronavirus-hit China

  • The painful negotiations over the repatriation of Taiwanese reflect the suspicion and broken communication channels that have marred cross-strait relations since Tsai Ing-wen took office. There are lessons to be learned for both sides

Soldiers in protective suits disinfect Taiwanese evacuees from Hubei, after their China Eastern Airlines flight landed at Taoyuan International Airport on Tuesday night. Photo: EPA-EFE / Handout from Ministry of National Defence Soldiers in protective suits disinfect Taiwanese evacuees from Hubei, after their China Eastern Airlines flight landed at Taoyuan International Airport on Tuesday night. Photo: EPA-EFE / Handout from Ministry of National Defence
Soldiers in protective suits disinfect Taiwanese evacuees from Hubei, after their China Eastern Airlines flight landed at Taoyuan International Airport on Tuesday night. Photo: EPA-EFE / Handout from Ministry of National Defence
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Jason Li

Jason Li

Jason Li is a research assistant with the East Asia programme at the Stimson Center, a Washington-based think tank. His research focuses on US-China relations, cross-strait relations, and grand strategy in the Asia-Pacific.