March 30, 2018

White Warships and Little Blue Men: The Looming “Short, Sharp War” in the East China Sea over the Senkakus

By: James E. Fanell and Kerry K. Gershaneck | China claims Japan’s Senkaku Islands and vows to seize them in a “short, sharp war,” if necessary. China’s successful seizure […]
March 9, 2018

Under the Radar: China’s Coercive Air Power in the Taiwan Strait

By: Colby Ferland | Watch a video of the conference here.  On January 4, 2018, the People’s Republic of China (PRC, China) unilaterally modified an aviation route […]
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 […]
February 14, 2018

Under the Radar: China’s Coercive Air Power in the Taiwan Strait

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Location: Rayburn House Office Building Room 2255 45 Independence Ave SW Washington, DC 20515 On January 4, […]
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

Interview with Author Ian Easton

By: The Project 2049 Institute | An Interview with author Ian Easton What is your book about? The book is about China’s secret military plan to […]
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 […]
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