Albert Tzeng

Albert Tzeng

Associate Fellow, National Policy Foundation; Senior Consultant, New Taipei Cultural Foundation

Albert Tzeng is an associate fellow at the National Policy Foundation and a senior consultant with the New Taipei Cultural Foundation. He is a trained sociologist and a former International Institute for Asian Studies-Institute of Southeast Asian Studies fellow. He was previously the editorial director of Initium Media, chief curator of CNEX Doc channel, and a new media consultant of He was also a senior executive in the New Taipei City Government, an adviser to the KMT chair, and a consultant for various institutions including the Taiwan Design Research Institute, Fair Winds Foundation and Silverlight Innovation Association.

Eric Chu speaking at the Brookings Institution, 6 June 2022. (Facebook/Eric Chu)

Is the Kuomintang 'pro-US' or 'anti-US'? The strategic significance of Eric Chu’s visit to the US

A recent visit by KMT chairman Eric Chu to the US has drawn reactions from both the Green and Blue camps in Taiwan, who question his motivations and the credibility of Chu and the KMT. Academic Albert Tzeng looks at how the KMT’s stance has changed and if so, why it is making a move now.