December 6, 2018

The Nightmare Scenario: The PLA Invasion Threat & Taiwan’s Response

By: Alex Bierman | Watch a video of the conference here. Since founding the People’s Republic of China (PRC, China) in 1949, the Chinese Communist Party […]
August 1, 2018

Congress Passes Defense Bill That’s Tough on China

By: Kate O’Keeffe and Siobhan Hughes | THE WALL STREET JOURNAL | Congress is preparing to enact a defense-policy bill that some lawmakers say is tougher […]
August 1, 2018

Estimating Taiwanese Military Power

By: Ian Easton | THE DIPLOMAT | As tensions continue to rise across the Taiwan Strait, it becomes increasingly important to analyze the state of Taiwan’s defense […]
June 21, 2018

Taiwan’s darkening national security picture

By: Ian Easton | TAIPEI TIMES | Today the island nation of Taiwan is watching China’s shadow close in. But there is still time for the […]
June 1, 2018

Modernization of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force Under the New Defense Planning Documents

By: Ben Rimland | Introduction For decades, the decisive technological and doctrinal advantages of the Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) and their American allies have combined […]
May 2, 2018

Could China Flash Invade Taiwan?

By: Ian Easton | THE DIPLOMAT | It’s the ultimate nightmare scenario. China orchestrates a masterful strategic deception, and catches the Republic of China government (Taiwan) with […]
April 9, 2018

Tensions rise over Taiwan Strait as U.S. and China harden positions

By: Simon Denyer | THE WASHINGTON POST | As President Trump battles it out with China over trade and the mood in Washington sours toward Beijing, […]
February 27, 2018

Fixing Our Troubled Taiwan Strategy

By: Ian Easton | The following draws from Ian Easton’s new book, The Chinese Invasion Threat: Taiwan’s Defense and American Strategy in Asia.   There is an odd […]
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 […]
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