In a major rebuke to China, Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen won a landslide victory in the country’s presidential election. Despite trailing in the polls mere months ago, record numbers came out to support Tsai in an effort to save the country’s democracy from becoming a second Hong Kong.

Just one day after the historic election, Dany met with Taiwan’s Foreign Minister Joseph Wu to discuss the election results, what they mean for China, and the future of the US-Taiwan relationship. Marc and Dany also reflect on Trump’s Asia-Pacific strategy and whether he has restored deterrence in the region.

Joseph Wu has served as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Taiwan since February 2018. Prior to that, Wu served as the Secretary-General to the President and Secretary-General of the National Security Council. He holds a PhD from the Ohio State University and an MA from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.

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