October 18, 2021

China Deterrence: Fragile, Brittle, and Weakening

By: Ian Easton | TAIPEI TIMES | Unless Hollywood movies like Greenland, Deep Impact, and Armageddon have predictive powers and a rogue space rock is heading […]
October 8, 2021

Could Taiwan Defend Itself Against Chinese Invasion?

By: Michael Evans | THE TIMES | The first physical sign of an invasion would be the lights going out. A cyberattack, hitting every power station […]
October 6, 2021

U.S. Think Tank Director Urges Direct Communication Between U.S., Taiwan

By: Stephanie Chiang | TAIWAN NEWS | U.S. think tank Project 2049 Institute Senior Director Ian Easton has urged facilitating direct communication between the U.S. and […]
October 6, 2021

OPERATION Z-DAY: How China Could Sleepwalk Into Its ‘Own Vietnam War’ with Taiwan Invasion as It Faces Kill Zones and 500,000 Fighters

By: Tariq Tahir | THE SUN | On paper China’s military dwarfs that of Taiwan but a closer look reveals how kill zone beaches, hostile terrain and […]
October 4, 2021

War Fears Rise As The Chinese Air Force Sends Another 56 Warplanes Toward Taiwan

By: David Axe | FORBES | Fifty-six. That’s how many warplanes the Chinese People’s Liberation Army Air Force sent, in two waves, into Taiwan’s southwestern air-defense […]
September 16, 2021

Taiwan Insider | September 16, 2021

By: Ian Easton and Staś Butler | RADIO TAIWAN INTERNATIONAL | On September 16th, Taiwan Insider interviewed Ian Easton on Taiwan’s defense strategy and preparations for a potential […]
September 6, 2021

Chinese CH-4 Drones Falling Out of Favor Due to Maintenance Issues

By: ANI | ASIAN NEWS INTERNATIONAL | Chinese CH-4 drones [are] falling out of favor with some of its major operators due to maintenance issues. … […]
September 1, 2021

If Taiwan Is Lost, U.S. Loses, Too: Craft

By: Lin Chia-nan | TAIPEI TIMES | Without Taiwan, the U.S. could lose the Indo-Pacific region, former U.S. ambassador to the UN Kelly Craft told an […]
August 30, 2021

The Wrong Way to Peace

By: Ian Easton | TAIPEI TIMES | [Recently], the U.S. State Department issued a string of tweets, listing all the countries that had received free COVID-19 […]
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