September 18, 2020

Chinese Nuclear Missile Guidance Systems: Spotlight on the Xian Institute of Microelectronics Technology

By: Eric Lee and Seamus Boyle | Microelectronics are driving China’s expanding and increasingly sophisticated space and intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) force. Integrated circuits are core components […]
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 […]
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 […]
June 30, 2020

Watching Over the Taiwan Strait: The Role of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Taiwan’s Defense Strategy

By: Ian Easton, Mark Stokes, Yang Kuang-shun, Eric Lee, and Colby Ferland | Unmanned systems are likely to transform the Taiwan Strait battle space in the […]
April 27, 2020

Quarantine China’s Government

By: Ian Easton | TAIPEI TIMES | The type of behavior the Chinese Communist Party routinely demonstrates ought to disqualify any China under its leadership from […]
October 28, 2019

Has Xi Jinping’s War Countdown Begun?

By: Ian Easton | TAIPEI TIMES | The Taiwan Strait is arguably the most dangerous flashpoint on the planet. It’s fundamentally unstable and the threat from […]
August 5, 2019

Creating Strategic Knowledge

By: Ian Easton | Taipei Times | The current lights of public education in the United States are too dim, making it difficult to see the […]
July 17, 2019

What Rare Earths Tell Us about China’s Competitive Strategy

By: Ian Easton | The National Interest | The recent debate over whether or not China will carry through on its threats to stop exporting rare earth […]
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