Firestein Discusses Cross-Strait Relations and U.S. Presidential Campaign on VOA

Media Coverage | March 08, 2016

EWI Perot Fellow and Vice President David Firestein appeared on the March 6, 2015 edition of Strait Talk, a current affairs talk show broadcast on Voice of America Mandarin Service. Speaking in Mandarin, Firestein first assessed cross-Strait relations in light of Chinese President Xi Jinping’s recent comments on Taiwan at the opening of the annual session of the Chinese National People’s Congress. He then commented on the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign, addressing the rise of Republican front-runner Donald Trump and the anti-establishment mood of the overall campaign as well as the remaining candidates' views on China and Taiwan.