Date of Award
Josef Korbel School of International Studies
Suisheng Zhao, Ph.D.
Taiwan, National security, Diplomacy
The relationship between the United States and Taiwan is of great importance to both parties. Taiwan offers certain strategic opportunities for the promotion of American national security interests, and the U.S. accordingly provides Taiwan with support of both a defensive and diplomatic nature. The official U.S. policies regarding relations with Taiwan are enumerated in the Taiwan Relations Act (United States Code Title 22 Chapter 48 Sections 3301 - 3316). The act, approved by the U.S. Congress in 1967, stipulates the terms of the bilateral relationship with regard to national defense and diplomatic relations among other factors. This paper seeks to obtain a more developed picture of sentiments on both sides of this relationship in order to understand better the U.S.'s influence and power in Taiwan and in the region.
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Vitello, Jacqueline Anne, "U.S.-Taiwan Relations: A Study on the Taiwan Relations Act" (2013). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 947.
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Jacqueline Anne Vitello