August 28, 2020

A Message from our Chairman: Response to Announcement of Taiwan’s Eased Restrictions on Beef and Pork

By: Randall G. Schriver | On August 28, 2020, Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen announced a decision to rollback restrictions on American agricultural imports, representing a significant […]
August 24, 2020

China Holds Trio of Military Drills, Including in South China Sea

By: Drake Long | RADIO FREE ASIA | China’s military is holding three separate naval exercises and live-fire drills simultaneously this week, with one of them covering […]
August 15, 2020

On V-J Day, U.S. Pushes for a Stronger Japanese Military

By: Jack Detsch | FOREIGN POLICY |  [F]ormer officials still aren’t sure that Japan has the capability to help out if a conflict kicks off farther away from […]
August 5, 2020

U.S. Health Secretary to Meet Tsai on Visit to Taiwan: MOFA

By: Chen Yun-yu, Stacy Hsu, Chiang Chin-yeh, and Matthew Mazzetta | FOCUS TAIWAN |  Randall Schriver, a former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs and co-founder […]
July 30, 2020

A Message from our Chairman: In Memory of President Lee Teng-hui

By: Randall G. Schriver | Today, our community mourns the loss of a titan of Taiwanese politics and a true champion of democracy, President Lee Teng-hui. […]
July 27, 2020

Stopping War with China Before It Starts

By: Ian Easton | TAIPEI TIMES | There are perhaps only a handful of things we actually know with any degree of certainty about the strategic intentions animating […]
July 20, 2020

Special Report: China Expands its Amphibious Forces in Challenge to U.S. Supremacy Beyond Asia

By: David Lague | REUTERS | [The] People’s Liberation Army (PLA) is preparing to challenge American power further afield. … Beijing has already deployed marines and […]
July 11, 2020

Taiwan Strives to Bolster Forces in Response to Beijing Sabre-Rattling

By: Kathrin Hille | FINANCIAL TIMES |  Analysts say Taipei’s best bet at deterring an invasion is to bolster its reserves[.] … “These young men are a latent […]
July 10, 2020

A Message from our Chairman: Response to Release of Australia’s “2020 Defence Strategic Update” and “2020 Force Structure Plan”

By: Randall G. Schriver | On July 1, 2020, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison released Australia’s 2020 Defence Strategic Update and 2020 Force Structure Plan, marking a significant shift […]
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