Taiwan Inauguration

May 20, 2016 02:55 PM
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On Friday, Taiwan inaugurated its new president Tsai Ing-wen. Her pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party won landslide presidential and parliamentary elections earlier this year. DPP triumphed over the Nationalist Party, or KMT, which had spent the last eight years developing ties with Beijing. VOA's Sarah Williams spoke with Michael Mazza, research fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, about whether Tsai's call for "positive dialogue" with Beijing is a contradiction for her following her party's win over the KMT: