July 19, 2021

Escaping China’s Ballistic Missile Trap

By: Ian Easton | TAIPEI TIMES | Talk to almost anyone about Taiwan’s defense, and, sooner or later, the conversation will turn to the “insurmountable” problems […]
June 30, 2021

Will America Defend Taiwan? Here’s What History Says

By: Ian Easton | STRATEGIKA | In December 1949, Chiang Kai-shek moved the capitol of the Republic of China (ROC) to Taipei. … During the decades […]
June 30, 2021

U.S. and Japan Conduct War Games Amid Rising China-Taiwan Tensions

By: Demetri Sevastopulo and Kathrin Hille | FINANCIAL TIMES | The U.S. and Japan have been conducting war games and joint military exercises in the event […]
June 16, 2021

An Invasion Isn’t the Only Threat from China that Taiwan and the U.S. Have to Worry About

By: Benjamin Brimelow | BUSINESS INSIDER | Much of the focus has been on military preparations for deterring or fighting off a Chinese invasion. While essential, […]
June 11, 2021

U.S.-China Spat Over Taiwan Extends to Vaccine Diplomacy

By: Jack Detsch | FOREIGN POLICY | Military officials have been warning for months that a Chinese invasion of Taiwan could be a turning point for […]
May 31, 2021

Are War Clouds On The Horizon?

By: Ian Easton | TAIPEI TIMES | “Is there going to be a war over Taiwan soon?” That dark question recently invaded and occupied the imagination […]
May 26, 2021

Why a Taiwan Invasion Would Look Nothing Like D-Day

By: Ian Easton | THE DIPLOMAT | Every year on June 6, the United States and its NATO allies commemorate the anniversary of D-Day, the daring […]
May 24, 2021

China Unscripted | #119 The War for Taiwan Has Already Begun

By: Ian Easton and Chris Chappell | CHINA UNSCRIPTED | On May 24th, China Unscripted interviewed Ian Easton on the threat posed by the Chinese Communist Party towards […]
May 15, 2021

How America Can Help Taiwan Defend Itself

By: Eric Lee | THE NATIONAL INTEREST | If deterring the Chinese invasion of Taiwan is not at the top of the Biden administration’s national security […]
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