In Taiwan, Many Questions Remain
This article talks about the murder of writer Henry Liu, better known by his pen name Jiang Nan in Taipei, Taiwan. In the ensuing months, as the killing ballooned into the most damaging political scandal of the island’s postwar history, it was revealed that Liu was a trained intelligence agent who allegedly worked for Taipei and Beijing and possibly for Washington. Ever since the Taipei regime admitted that government intelligence agents were involved in Liu’s death, the case has been a cause célèbre. Revelations of close links between the local underworld and the extensive and politically influential intelligence community have shaken public confidence.