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 […]
December 20, 2017

Taiwan’s All-Volunteer Force and Military Transformation

By: Dee Wu | This publication makes the case for a Taiwanese All-Volunteer Force (AVF) military in order to transform it into a more capable combat […]
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 […]
November 8, 2017

Risk and Resiliency: China’s Emerging Air Base Strike Threat

By: Oriana Skylar Mastro and Ian Easton | Given the centrality of air power for U.S. power projection in the Western Pacific, the Chinese People’s Liberation Army […]
September 29, 2017

The Framework for a U.S.-Japan Free Trade Agreement

By: Derek M. Scissors and Daniel Blumenthal | The United States and Japan can create a bilateral free trade and investment agreement that both sides will sign and ratify. […]
August 28, 2017

Red Drones Over Disputed Seas: A Field Guide to Chinese UAVs/UCAVs Operating in the Disputed East and South China Seas

By: Ian McCaslin | This publication lays out a field guide for the sailors and pilots operating in the disputed areas of the East and South […]
July 17, 2017

Negotiating History: The Chinese Communist Party’s 1981

By: Robert L. Suettinger | Over the decades, leaders of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) have used the control of history to bolster their own political standing, […]
July 10, 2017

Dangerous Truths: The Panchen Lama’s 1962 Report and China’s Broken Promise of Tibetan Autonomy

By: Matthew Akester | The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) has sustained a strategy to manipulate history and subjugate Tibet in order to maintain Party rule. As outlined […]
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