Five Lessons from Taiwan's Elections

In Foreign Policy, AHS speaker Daniel Blumenthal presents five reasons why the ruling Kuomintang party (KMT) suffered a "thumpin" in Taiwan's recent regional and municipal elections:

"The only long-term peaceful solution is a change in Beijing's attitudes about national greatness. Such greatness must be equated with the impressive accomplishments of the Chinese people rather than dead-end revanchist claims of calcifying Chinese Communist Party."