Smart Take | McCarthy Meets with President of Taiwan
Robert Daly, Director of the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, covers yesterday’s meeting between Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen and Speaker Kevin McCarthy. He talks about the purpose of Ms. Tsai’s trip, what the response from Beijing has been like, and the political shift happening within Taiwan that could impact its future relations with China.
Robert Daly, the Director of the Wilson Center’s Kissinger Institute on China and the United States, has compiled an unusually diverse portfolio of high-level work: He has served as a U.S. diplomat in Beijing; as an interpreter for Chinese and U.S. leaders, including President Carter and Secretary of State Kissinger; as head of China programs at Johns Hopkins, Syracuse, and the University of Maryland; and as a producer of Chinese-language versions of Sesame Street. Recognized East and West as a leading authority on Sino-U.S. relations, he has testified before Congress, lectured widely in both countries, and regularly offers analysis for top media outlets.Read More
Kissinger Institute on China and the United States
The Kissinger Institute works to ensure that China policy serves American long-term interests and is founded in understanding of historical and cultural factors in bilateral relations and in accurate assessment of the aspirations of China’s government and people. Read more