Presidential candidates today frequently use popular pieces of music as campaign "theme songs" often without approval from the musicians themselves. But using music on the campaign trail is not a modern phenomenon: it goes back to our earliest presidential elections.
Taiwan’s elections took a dramatic turn when the incumbent was wounded by gunfire before the voting, then won the election, and then faced demands for a recount. A panel talks about Taiwanese domestic politics, with a look at what impact they have on the U.S.-China relationship.
- June Teufel Dreyer professor and chair of the political science department at the University of Miami, Coral Gables, Fla.
- Shelley Rigger associate professor of East Asian politics at Davidson College
- David Shambaugh director of the China policy program at George Washington University, non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and author of "Modernizing China's Military" (University of California)
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