January 17, 2020

When Xi Met Suu Kyi: China Embraces Myanmar as Western Nations Pull Back

By: Shibani Mahtani and Cape Diamond | THE WASHINGTON POST | Randall Schriver, who until last month was the Pentagon’s top official on Indo-Pacific security affairs, […]
January 13, 2020

Should Taiwanese Missiles Target Beijing?

By: Ian Easton | TAIPEI TIMES | For many years, China’s propaganda outlets have broadcast videos of military units attacking Taiwan. … Chinese Communist Party (CCP) media […]
December 2, 2019

Can We Be Honest About China?

By: Ian Easton | TAIPEI TIMES | One of the most remarkable things about China is how poorly understood it is, even by experts. By way […]
October 28, 2019

Has Xi Jinping’s War Countdown Begun?

By: Ian Easton | TAIPEI TIMES | The Taiwan Strait is arguably the most dangerous flashpoint on the planet. It’s fundamentally unstable and the threat from […]
September 17, 2019

Why the U.S. Defends Taiwan

By: Ian Easton | TAIPEI TIMES | For many Asia-watchers, one of the biggest surprises of Donald Trump’s last two years and eight months in high […]
August 9, 2019

What Happened to Aung San Suu Kyi?

By: Ben Rhodes | THE ATLANTIC | Down the street, in a coffee shop that wouldn’t be out of place in Brooklyn, I met Cheery Zahau, […]
August 5, 2019

Creating Strategic Knowledge

By: Ian Easton | Taipei Times | The current lights of public education in the United States are too dim, making it difficult to see the […]
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 […]
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