February 22, 2018

China Is Tightening the Screws on Taiwan. Will Trump Act – and Risk Losing Beijing?

By: Cipher Brief Analysis | THE CIPHER BRIEF | Bottom line: Beijing aimed skyward with its latest attempt to expand areas of influence, unilaterally opening up several flight routes […]
January 19, 2018

Airliners Have Become China’s Newest Means of Pressuring Taiwan

By: Chris Horton | THE NEW YORK TIMES | China has ratcheted up the pressure on Taiwan, an island democracy that it views as a breakaway province, […]
January 11, 2018

Taiwan plans to invest in advanced arms as China flexes its muscles

By: Jess Macy Yu, Greg Torode | REUTERS | Taiwan’s ruling party plans to use a long-term increase in defense spending to pursue advanced weapons systems, government […]
November 29, 2017

China’s Playbook for Conquering Taiwan

By: Ian Easton | THE DIPLOMAT | This Thanksgiving, as millions of American families sat down for turkey dinner and football, a dangerous game of chicken […]
May 30, 2017

Can Cambodia Make Electoral History This Week?

By: Rachael Burton | REALCLEAR WORLD | On June 4, the people of Cambodia will line up to vote in local elections featuring an opposition party […]
April 13, 2017

Hearing on Hotspots along China’s Maritime Periphery

115th Congress | U.S. House of Representatives | U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission | Ian Easton testified before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, […]
December 5, 2016

Reality Check: Trump’s Taiwan Call Was a Step Toward Balanced Relations

By: Dan Blumenthal and Randall Schriver | THE NATIONAL INTEREST | President-elect Donald Trump’s telephone conversation with President Tsai Ing-wen of Taiwan was a good first step toward […]
May 9, 2016

The Case for US Ship Visits to Taiwan

By: Randall Schriver | THE DIPLOMAT | After the People’s Republic of China denied permission for the USS John Stennis to make a call to Hong […]
August 31, 2015

China Has Its Own Problems With History

By: Randall Schriver | THE DIPLOMAT | On September 3, political leaders in Beijing will convene a massive military parade to commemorate the victory of allied […]
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