April 15, 2019

Building a Better Status Quo

By: Ian Easton | The Taipei Times | This month gaggles of distinguished diplomats, politicians, and military officers will gather together in Washington and Taipei to celebrate the […]
March 4, 2019

Taiwan’s Nuclear Weapons Problem

By: Ian Easton | The Taipei Times | Taipei faces a potentially frightful future. The leaders of the People’s Republic of China (PRC, China) are building up their […]
January 15, 2019

America’s China Shock

By: Ian Easton | The Taipei Times | Last year, following decades of intense denial, the United States government made a shocking admission: It is locked in strategic […]
January 6, 2019

China’s Top Five War Plans

By: Ian Easton | This publication breaks down Beijing’s likely top five war plans to understand what may be driving China’s military reorganization and reform campaign. Easton analyzes […]
December 4, 2018

Why is Beijing Arming to the Teeth?

By: Ian Easton | The Taipei Times | The People’s Republic of China (PRC) is building up its military power in a sweeping and destabilizing fashion. Its principle […]
October 4, 2018

Ten Reasons U.S.-China Strategic Competition is Good

By: Ian Easton | On October 1, 2018, the People’s Republic of China celebrated its 69th birthday. The Chinese embassy in Washington, D.C. held an event […]
September 25, 2018

U.S. Agrees $330m Arms Sale to Bolster Taiwan Defences

By: Edward White and Kathrin Hille | FINANCIAL TIMES |  The US has approved a $330m arms sale to Taiwan in another sign of Washington’s support for the government […]
September 10, 2018

The Great Defense Debate

By: Ian Easton | THE TAIPEI TIMES | The United States and the Republic of China (ROC, Taiwan) have yet to resolve fundamental differences of opinion […]
September 8, 2018

China’s Next Act: Invade Taiwan?

By: Ian Easton | THE NATIONAL INTEREST | A Chinese diplomat in Washington recently threatened that China would invade Taiwan if the U.S. Navy sent a […]
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