It seems obvious that Taiwan’s full membership in the WHO is not simply in the interests of the 23 million people of Taiwan; it is of critical importance to the US and to the rest of the world, too.
We at the Formosan Association for Public Affairs believe that making the AIT’s senior appointments subject to US senate confirmation is constitutionally desirable.
Considering Chen’s lengthy and excellent relationship with the Vatican, FAPA implores him, when in Rome, to call upon the Pope to move toward “dual recognition” of Taiwan and China.
FAPA, together with other Taiwanese-American organizations, is petitioning the census bureau to include a check box for “Taiwanese” under the race question on the next US census in 2020.
We firmly believe that Taiwan is a free and democratic country unto itself – an independent and autonomous nation with its own democratically elected government. Wu’s actions in Beijing dangerously undermine Taiwan’s already-shrinking international space.