I am entering on the history of a period rich in disasters, frightful in its wars, torn by civil strife, and even in peace full of horrors. Tacitus, The Histories, Book I
- ESSENTIAL: Lawfare: Excellent roundup on Trump, China, and Trump's policy advisers, with links
- J Michael Cole: A Taiwan Defense Blueprint for the Trump Era
- Nathan Batto: What does Trump Mean for Taiwan?
- Brian Hioe: Trump and Taiwan
- WSJ: If President Trump turns his back on Taiwan
- Taipei Times: What Trump means for Taiwan
- Peter Navarro, a policy advisor for Trump, wrote prior to the election: American Can't Abandon Taiwan and Can Taiwan Withstand China's Economic Might?
- WSJ: China hopes for US Asia Withdrawal
- NYTimes: Asia greets Trump with Caution
- National Interest: the always good James Holmes asks How Trump and China should deal with each other.
- Trump Adviser in SCMP: US will accept China's rise so long as no revisions of status quo occur. LOL.
- Guardian: Trump's Impulsive Adventurism and Asia-Pacific Security and what a Trump presidency means for the Asia-Pacific region
- BBC: China eyes chance to weaken US power
- From Chinese commentator: Which way for US-China relations under Trump?
- Foreign Policy: China just won the US election
- The Diplomat: Prepare for Uncharted Geopolitical Waters in Asia
- News Lens: Trump and China
- Lin Chong-pin: Trump will be good for Taiwan
- KMT news organ: Trump victory to rein in independence forces
- LOLs from Hugh White: Australia must prepare for an Asia without America
- President Tsai congratulates Trump
- Shortlist for Sec of State in new Administration includes longtime Taiwan supporter John Bolton
"Now China’s confidence will return, and few in the region will have confidence in Washington’s ability to provide shelter from China’s nascent hegemony. Taiwan, already facing tough mainland rhetoric after electing anti-Beijing leader Tsai Ing-wen, will feel completely isolated — and PERHAPS BE VULNERABLE TO ACTUAL INVASION — without the firm promise of U.S. protection."
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