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 […]
August 1, 2018

Estimating Taiwanese Military Power

By: Ian Easton | THE DIPLOMAT | As tensions continue to rise across the Taiwan Strait, it becomes increasingly important to analyze the state of Taiwan’s defense […]
July 30, 2018

Three big lies you probably believe

By: Ian Easton | TAIPEI TIMES | Chinese propaganda can exploit thoughts and emotions in a way that is terrifying to consider. What makes it so […]
June 21, 2018

Taiwan’s darkening national security picture

By: Ian Easton | TAIPEI TIMES | Today the island nation of Taiwan is watching China’s shadow close in. But there is still time for the […]
May 7, 2018

China’s Dangerous Path

By: Ian Easton | TAIPEI TIMES | The People’s Republic of China (PRC) has taken a turn for the worse. In recent months, the general secretary […]
May 2, 2018

Could China Flash Invade Taiwan?

By: Ian Easton | THE DIPLOMAT | It’s the ultimate nightmare scenario. China orchestrates a masterful strategic deception, and catches the Republic of China government (Taiwan) with […]
April 9, 2018

How the PLA Really Sees America

By: Ian Easton | In December 2017, the U.S. Government published a new National Security Strategy. This remarkable document referred to the People’s Republic of China (PRC) […]
April 9, 2018

Tensions rise over Taiwan Strait as U.S. and China harden positions

By: Simon Denyer | THE WASHINGTON POST | As President Trump battles it out with China over trade and the mood in Washington sours toward Beijing, […]
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