September 18, 2021
Afghanistan, Taiwan, and America’s ‘Fighting Spirit’
By Andrei Lungu
Long before the Afghanistan withdrawal, China had become convinced that the U.S. does not have the stomach for a protracted fight over Taiwan.
July 22, 2021
A Taiwan Contingency and Japan’s Counterstrike Debate
By Scott W. Harold and Satoru Mori
Japan’s increasing recognition that Taiwan is crucial to its own security has implications for Japan’s domestic defense debates and the Japan-U.S. alliance.
June 08, 2021
How Chinese Unmanned Platforms Could Degrade Taiwan’s Air Defense and Disable a US Navy Carrier
By Franz-Stefan Gady
A fictional war scenario showcases how emerging technological capabilities could be used in a future Sino-U.S. military confrontation over Taiwan.
May 26, 2021
Why a Taiwan Invasion Would Look Nothing Like D-Day
By Ian Easton
Our natural impulse when thinking about future amphibious operations is to look to the past. Yet the reality is that no good point of comparison for a Chinese invasion of Taiwan exists.
April 30, 2021
How the Biden Administration Can Support Taiwan
By Chip Gregson, Russell Hsiao, and Stephen Young
Deterring Chinese coercion will take a concerted effort across the economic, political, and military fronts.
April 20, 2021
Beijing’s Military-Heavy Approach to Taiwan Locks the US and China in a Security Dilemma
By Jo Kim
Beijing’s non-military options for coercing Taiwan are showing dwindling returns, meaning China is increasingly using military signaling to respond to any perceived provocation.
April 08, 2021
Taiwan Will Fight ‘to the Very Last Day’ If China Attacks
By Associated Press
Amid growing worries that China is preparing for military action, Taiwan’s foreign minister affirms Taiwanese “are willing to defend ourselves.”
March 20, 2021
Rumors of War in the Taiwan Strait
By Denny Roy
Prospects of an imminent Chinese invasion are overblown – but that doesn’t mean Taiwan can be complacent.
December 18, 2020
China’s Military Actions Against Taiwan in 2021: What to Expect
By Ying-Yu Lin
A look at the security environment facing Taiwan in the upcoming year.
December 15, 2020
Would China Invade Taiwan for TSMC?
By John Lee
The second piece of a two-part analysis focusing on semiconductors and cross-strait geopolitics.
December 10, 2020
Taiwan, Chips, and Geopolitics: Part 1
By John Lee
Taiwan’s TSMC is a critical part of the global semiconductor supply chain. What does that mean for the U.S. and China’s Taiwan policies?
December 09, 2020
What Taiwan’s Military Can Learn From the Armenia-Azerbaijan War
By Eric Chan
Taiwan can take valuable lessons from the role of drones, decoys, and flexible thinking in the conflict.