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GTI Insights is a podcast produced by the Global Taiwan Institute, a 501(c)3 policy think tank based in Washington, D.C.
GTI Insights consist of brief, timely interviews with a wide range of journalists, activists, and policy experts. From security and defense matters to diplomatic, trade, and social issues, the podcast will explore a variety of topics related to Taiwan and its place in the world. In doing so, it will work to shed light on the unique challenges and opportunities facing the island democracy in an uncertain world.

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GTI Insights is a podcast produced by the Global Taiwan Institute, a 501(c)3 policy think tank based in Washington, D.C.
GTI Insights consist of brief, timely interviews with a wide range of journalists, activists, and policy experts. From security and defense matters to diplomatic, trade, and social issues, the podcast will explore a variety of topics related to Taiwan and its place in the world. In doing so, it will work to shed light on the unique challenges and opportunities facing the island democracy in an uncertain world.

    GTI Insights Season 3, Episode 6: A Conversation with Seong-Hyon Lee on South Korea's Approach to Taiwan

    GTI Insights Season 3, Episode 6: A Conversation with Seong-Hyon Lee on South Korea's Approach to Taiwan

    In this episode of GTI Insights, GTI Program Manager Marshall Reid and Intern David Calhoun interview Dr. Seong-Hyon Lee, a visiting scholar at Harvard University’s Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies and a senior fellow at the George W. Bush Foundation for US-China Relations. In a fascinating discussion, Lee shares his perspectives on the South Korea-Taiwan relationship, the implications of the 2022 Korean Presidential Election, and Korea’s role in regional security arrangements.

    • 29 min
    Season 3, Episode 5: A Conversation with Matej Šimalčik on Slovakia's Unique Approach to China and Taiwan

    Season 3, Episode 5: A Conversation with Matej Šimalčik on Slovakia's Unique Approach to China and Taiwan

    In this episode of GTI Insights, GTI Program Manager Marshall Reid and Program Assistant Zoë Weaver-Lee interview Matej Šimalčik, the Executive Director of the Central European Institute of Asian Studies in Bratislava, Slovakia. In an engaging discussion, Šimalčik shares his perspectives on Slovakia’s views on the cross-Strait relationship, China’s role in Central and Eastern Europe, and the future of Europe’s responses to authoritarian coercion.

    • 33 min
    Season 3, Episode 4: A Conversation with Brian Hioe on Expanding US Awareness of Taiwan

    Season 3, Episode 4: A Conversation with Brian Hioe on Expanding US Awareness of Taiwan

    In this episode of GTI Insights, GTI Program Manager Marshall Reid and Intern Adrienne Wu interview Brian Hioe, an activist, journalist, and co-founder of New Bloom magazine. In a wide-ranging discussion, Hioe shares his unique perspectives on Taiwan's efforts to expand its profile worldwide, growing United States-Taiwan cultural links, and the challenges associated with presenting Taiwan to US audiences.

    • 23 min
    Season 3, Episode 3: A Conversation with Michael Zickerick on Germany's Cross-Strait Approach

    Season 3, Episode 3: A Conversation with Michael Zickerick on Germany's Cross-Strait Approach

    In this episode of GTI Insights, GTI Program Manager Marshall Reid interviews Dr. Michael Zickerick, the Vice-Chairman of the German-Taiwan Association. In a fascinating discussion, Zickerick shares his thoughts on Germany's approach to China and Taiwan, German-Taiwan medical diplomacy, and the future of Germany's Taiwan policy under Chancellor Olaf Scholz.

    • 29 min
    Season 3, Episode 2: A Conversation with Saša Istenič on Slovenia's Growing Relationship with Taiwan

    Season 3, Episode 2: A Conversation with Saša Istenič on Slovenia's Growing Relationship with Taiwan

    In this episode of GTI Insights, GTI Program Associate Marshall Reid and Intern David Calhoun interview Dr. Saša Istenič, an assistant professor of sinology and director of the Taiwan Study Center at the University of Ljubljana in Slovenia. In an informative conversation, Istenič shares her thoughts on Slovenia's recent outreach to Taiwan, domestic fears of Chinese retribution, and the future of Ljubljana's participation in the 17+1 Initiative.

    • 23 min
    Season 3, Episode 1: A Conversation with Margaret Myers on Taiwan's Diplomatic Position in Central America

    Season 3, Episode 1: A Conversation with Margaret Myers on Taiwan's Diplomatic Position in Central America

    In this episode of GTI Insights, GTI Program Associate Marshall Reid interviews Margaret Myers, the director of the Asia and Latin America Program at the Inter-American Dialogue. In an engaging and timely discussion, Myers shares her perspectives on Taiwan's complex diplomatic and economic relations with Central America, Taiwan Vice President Lai Ching-te's recent visit to Honduras, and the future of Taiwan-China competition in the region.

    • 28 min

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