By: Ian Easton and David Zhang | NEW TANG DYNASTY |
On August 25th, Talking Points with David Zhang interviewed Ian Easton on the importance of harbors and ports in a potential Taiwan invasion scenario, following the release of Easton’s latest report, “Hostile Harbors: Taiwan’s Ports and PLA Invasion Plans. ” Watch the full video titled “Ian Easton: An Invasion of Taiwan Would Be Nothing Like We’ve Seen in Modern Warfare” below:
DAVID ZHANG: … What exactly is the importance of [Taiwan’s] ports and harbors in a plan of invasion by the Chinese military?
IAN EASTON: … For the Chinese military, the ports in Taiwan matter a great deal because Taiwan’s … potential invasion beaches are not very big. And because Taiwan is relatively well-defended … [the PLA] would need to land a lot of troops on Taiwan to have any reasonable prospects of actually successfully pulling off an invasion and occupation campaign…
Watch the full video at New Tang Dynasty.