A replanted forest crosses a trench dug to protect a Japanese firebase in the mountains, a reminder of how Taiwan has always been shaped by outside powers.
If you read one thing this week, it should be Shawna Yang Ryan in the Washington Post on Taiwan, a country with a long history that is not just a diplomatic nuisance.
Lots of people wanted my thinking on the media problem this week. I was on ICRT with Keith Menconi, on a show that also includes former AIT head William Stanton, and the always intelligent Jane Rickards. Natalie Tso of Radio Taiwan International interviewed me on the media.
And finally, my third piece for Taiwan News: The Real Danger of the The Call. This was written on Tuesday, before the huge media pushback on Taiwan's behalf...
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