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 […]
June 8, 2020

In 2030

By: Ian Easton | TAIPEI TIMES | At no other time in the ancient story of international relations has Taiwan mattered as much as it does today and […]
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 […]
September 17, 2019

Why the U.S. Defends Taiwan

By: Ian Easton | TAIPEI TIMES | For many Asia-watchers, one of the biggest surprises of Donald Trump’s last two years and eight months in high […]
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 […]
April 15, 2019

Building a Better Status Quo

By: Ian Easton | The Taipei Times | This month gaggles of distinguished diplomats, politicians, and military officers will gather together in Washington and Taipei to celebrate the […]
March 4, 2019

Taiwan’s Nuclear Weapons Problem

By: Ian Easton | The Taipei Times | Taipei faces a potentially frightful future. The leaders of the People’s Republic of China (PRC, China) are building up their […]
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