Former US Republican Senator Robert Dole, who died on December 5, is remembered as an influential pro-Taipei politician. Photo: AFP
Former US Republican Senator Robert Dole, who died on December 5, is remembered as an influential pro-Taipei politician. Photo: AFP

Bob Dole’s long influence on Washington’s China policy remembered

  • After his long Senate career ended, the Republican represented Taipei’s unofficial embassy in the US
  • He also played crucial role in the 2016 surprise phone call between then president-elect Donald Trump and Taiwan’s Tsai Ing-wen

Topic |   US-China relations
Former US Republican Senator Robert Dole, who died on December 5, is remembered as an influential pro-Taipei politician. Photo: AFP
Former US Republican Senator Robert Dole, who died on December 5, is remembered as an influential pro-Taipei politician. Photo: AFP
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