July 17, 2019

What Rare Earths Tell Us about China’s Competitive Strategy

By: Ian Easton | The National Interest | The recent debate over whether or not China will carry through on its threats to stop exporting rare earth […]
June 25, 2019

Compete to Defeat the PLA

By: Ian Easton | Taipei Times | China’s growing military power is a source of shared concern in Washington and Taipei. To avoid an enemy attack […]
June 25, 2019

A Chinese Invasion of Taiwan Would Be a Bloody, Logistical Nightmare

By: Ben Westcott| CNN | Roaring out of the sky, an F-16V fighter jet lands smoothly to rearm and refuel on an unremarkable freeway in rural Taiwan, surrounded […]
June 4, 2019

Regime Resilience and Civil Resistance in Post-Tiananmen China

By: Yang Jianli and Han Lianchao | In the 1980s, conflicting patterns of economic liberalization led to a widespread protest movement across the People’s Republic of […]
May 20, 2019

Xi Jinping’s Master Plan to Support Taiwan Independence

By: Ian Easton | The Taipei Times | According to the Central Propaganda Department, Xi Jinping (習近平) is a wise man, a great man, a man with a […]
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 […]
February 27, 2019

Making the Case for Tibet

By: Ellen Bork | THE AMERICAN INTEREST | Forty-nine days of Tibetan Buddhist rites for Lodi Gyaltsen Gyari ended this past Monday, December 17 in a […]
February 14, 2019

A Golden Opportunity for a U.S.-Taiwan Free Trade Agreement

By: Dan Blumenthal and Mike Mazza | The United States and Taiwan can create a free trade agreement (FTA) that serves the interests of both sides. […]
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