As far as the evidence could tell, Chang’s incident might be understood as the effect of the policy change of the Pacific Rim on the part of US.
Responding to it, MYJ shied away from the cross-strait dialogues that were encouraged by the US proactively since 2008, and reshuffled his representatives from the China friendly school to the US friendly.
As a single-minded political player, however, Ma’s awkward handling forced his subordinates to make forbidden revelations to the public.
Under the facts that 80% of Taiwanese do not consider Chang to be a Chinese spy and that Beijing keeps silent, the latest speculation is tracing Uncle Sam’s footprint.
The ball has bounced back to Uncle Sam, and AIT had to deny having any connection with the case.
MYJ has once again demonstrated unbelievable emergency management skills, which has rendered the whole situation out of control. Revised on 20140826
共諜風波 陸委會否認指控張顯耀○大紀元 (2014.08.25) http://www.epochtimes.com.tw/n100555/%E5%85%B1%E8%AB%9C%E9%A2%A8%E6%B3%A2-%E9%99%B8%E5%A7%94%E6%9C%83%E5%90%A6%E8%AA%8D%E6%8C%87%E6%8E%A7%E5%BC%B5%E9%A1%AF%E8%80%80.html