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Taiwan Starts Production of First Domestically Made Submarines
November 28, 2020

Taiwan Starts Production of First Domestically Made Submarines

By Nick Aspinwall
President Tsai Ing-wen called the submarine production crucial to Taiwan’s development of asymmetric warfare capabilities.

Taiwan, Frozen Out of RCEP, Explores Trade Agreement Options With US
November 19, 2020

Taiwan, Frozen Out of RCEP, Explores Trade Agreement Options With US

By Nick Aspinwall
Taiwan reiterated Sunday its desire to join the CPTPP, and negotiators are in Washington this week hammering out a potential free trade agreement with the United States.
Support for Trump in Hong Kong and Taiwan Is Unsurprising (But Misguided)
November 17, 2020

Support for Trump in Hong Kong and Taiwan Is Unsurprising (But Misguided)

By Ja Ian Chong
Worry about the reliability of Democratic presidents is based on a selective reading of past and current events.

Taiwan Accused of Failing to Protect Medical Rights of Southeast Asian Workers
November 14, 2020

Taiwan Accused of Failing to Protect Medical Rights of Southeast Asian Workers

By Nick Aspinwall
A coalition held a protest outside Taiwan’s disease control center after several migrant workers said they were illegally terminated after getting sick.

Is China Preparing to Set Up an ADIZ in the South China Sea With Taiwan in Mind?
November 13, 2020

Is China Preparing to Set Up an ADIZ in the South China Sea With Taiwan in Mind?

By Lu Li-shih
Types of aircraft intruding in Taiwan’s Southwest Air Defense Identification Zone reveal PLA intent.

US Marine Raiders Arrive in Taiwan to Train Taiwanese Marines
November 11, 2020

US Marine Raiders Arrive in Taiwan to Train Taiwanese Marines

By Abhijnan Rej
Marine special forces – both Taiwanese but also American – will play a crucial role in defeating a large-scale Chinese invasion of Taiwan.

As Taiwan Watches US Election, It May Need Time to Trust a Biden Administration
November 06, 2020

As Taiwan Watches US Election, It May Need Time to Trust a Biden Administration

By Nick Aspinwall
Joe Biden projects as a strong supporter of Taiwan should he win the presidency, but people in Taiwan still feel jilted by perceived slights by past Democratic administrations.
Taiwan’s Overall Defense Concept, Explained
November 03, 2020

Taiwan’s Overall Defense Concept, Explained

By Lee Hsi-min and Eric Lee
The concept’s developer explains the asymmetric approach to Taiwan’s defense.

Taiwan Has ‘Brunch With Tsai’ After Her LGBT Support Angers Prayer Breakfast Organizers
October 30, 2020

Taiwan Has ‘Brunch With Tsai’ After Her LGBT Support Angers Prayer Breakfast Organizers

By Nick Aspinwall
The president’s breakfast date was canceled at the last minute over her support for the LGBT+ community. Taiwanese internet users weren’t having it.

With New Offensive Weapons Package, Trump Administration Goes All-in for Taiwan
October 30, 2020

With New Offensive Weapons Package, Trump Administration Goes All-in for Taiwan

By Bonnie Girard
The sale of new missile systems stretches the concept of “defensive” weaponry to its limit.

US Approves Sales of Anti-Ship Cruise Missiles to Taiwan
October 29, 2020

US Approves Sales of Anti-Ship Cruise Missiles to Taiwan

By Steven Stashwick
Truck-mounted Harpoon missiles and other recent sales are aimed at repelling a potential invasion by China.
What Can Taiwan’s Semiconductor Industry Learn From Japan?
October 28, 2020

What Can Taiwan’s Semiconductor Industry Learn From Japan?

By Gary Xie and Sophie Grant
Taiwan’s semiconductor industry will require major restructuring if it wishes to maintain its competitive edge in the crowded global market.

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