Taiwan and the Peace Process in Northern Ireland

5 February 2013

Professor Kerry Brown, the Executive Director of China Studies Centre, published an essay on Taiwan and the peace process in Northern Ireland.

This paper looks at what lessons from the long negotiations over the status of Northern Ireland in the UK might give to resolving the issues between Taiwan and the PRC. While there is much dissimilarity, the handling of Northern Ireland does show the final need for a political process beyond the threat of the use of military or other forms of violence. And it also offers some specific policy measures that might be transferable to other areas of conflict.

To read the full article, pleaseclick here.