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 […]
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 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

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 […]
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