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China invasion of Taiwan

What to Make of Biden’s Latest Promise to Defend Taiwan

What to Make of Biden’s Latest Promise to Defend Taiwan

By Dean P. Chen
A range of intertwined international and domestic factors are driving Washington’s current policy toward the Taiwan Strait. 

China Is Drawing Lessons From D-Day for an Invasion of Taiwan

China Is Drawing Lessons From D-Day for an Invasion of Taiwan

By Lyle Goldstein
China has systematically studied the Allied landing at Normandy to inform its planning for an assault on Taiwan.
Yes, Japan Will Defend Taiwan 

Yes, Japan Will Defend Taiwan 

By Ryan C. Bercaw
For Japan, peace in the Taiwan Strait is a matter of national survival. A proper discussion of Japanese intervention should thus ask “how” not “if.” 

How Would China Weaponize Disinformation Against Taiwan in a Cross-Strait Conflict?

How Would China Weaponize Disinformation Against Taiwan in a Cross-Strait Conflict?

By Scott W. Harold
What might China’s future disinformation operations against Taiwan focus on and how can Taipei and its partners combat them?

The Demographic Costs of a War Over Taiwan

The Demographic Costs of a War Over Taiwan

By Fuxian Yi
China’s population is already shrinking. The further demographic consequences of a Taiwan invasion would be devastating.

What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?
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What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?

Taiwan’s Earthquake Resilience: Lessons for a Cross-Strait Conflict

Taiwan’s Earthquake Resilience: Lessons for a Cross-Strait Conflict

By Hiro Fu
Taiwan’s earthquake preparedness comes from decades of regulation and work in building structural and societal resilience. It must do the same in preparation for a potential conflict with China.

China Looks to Ukraine War for Guidance on Attack Helicopters

China Looks to Ukraine War for Guidance on Attack Helicopters

By Lyle Goldstein and Nathan Waechter
With respect to Russian airpower, Chinese strategists continue to be quite fixated on Russian attack helicopter operations in Ukraine.
Most Experts Agree: China Isn’t About to Invade Taiwan

Most Experts Agree: China Isn’t About to Invade Taiwan

By Alexis von Sydow
A new report from the Swedish National China Centre finds that forecasts consistently rate the risk of armed conflict in the Taiwan strait as low.

Understanding China’s Approach to Deterrence 

Understanding China’s Approach to Deterrence 

By Michael Clarke
China’s approach to deterrence involves compelling as well as dissuading, and is intertwined with the idea of “war control.”

China’s 2024 Priorities Tucked in Xi Jinping’s New Year Speech

China’s 2024 Priorities Tucked in Xi Jinping’s New Year Speech

By Nick Carraway
The president’s speech has a clear goal of boosting Chinese people’s declining confidence amid the past difficult years.

China Won’t Invade Taiwan – For Now

China Won’t Invade Taiwan – For Now

By Philip Hou
China is turning inwards, the U.S. is building deterrence, and Taiwan is committed to maintaining the status quo – all these factors will help keep the peace.
Beyond the Battlefield: China’s Quiet Bid to Sway Taiwan’s 2024 Election (and Future)

Beyond the Battlefield: China’s Quiet Bid to Sway Taiwan’s 2024 Election (and Future)

By Shaoyu Yuan and Jun Xiang
In the psychological sense, China’s “invasion” of Taiwan is well underway.

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