October 21, 2022
China and Taiwan: The Geopolitical Crisis Hiding in Plain Sight
By Peter Birgbauer
Can the international community see through the fog of its current crises and adequately prepare for an even bigger crisis further down the road?
October 06, 2022
China’s Real Takeaway From the War in Ukraine: Grey Zone Conflict Is Best
By Tobias Burgers and Scott N. Romaniuk
The steep costs of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will bolster China's continued use of its effective salami-slicing and grey zone tactics.
September 21, 2022
Building Taiwan’s Own Area Denial Capabilities
By Pei-Shiue Hsieh
Taiwan can use long-range anti-ship missiles to create its own A2/AD strategy.
September 19, 2022
How China’s Military Is Preparing for War With Taiwan
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Joel Wuthnow.
August 19, 2022
How Pelosi’s Visit to Taiwan Drove Chinese Public Opinion Toward Reunification by Force
By Leo Chu
Since Pelosi’s visit, the future of the cross-strait issue has surged toward military conflict, as the Chinese public started to dismiss the possibility of peaceful reunification.
August 17, 2022
Potential Logistical and Operational Costs of a China-Taiwan Conflict
By Sara Hsu
Half of the global container fleet passed through the Taiwan Strait this year, making it a critical waterway for global supply chains.
August 15, 2022
Do Legislative Visits Actually Help Taiwan?
By Andrei Lungu
Instead of deterring China, such visits in fact increase the risk of an invasion of Taiwan, because they create a nefarious incentive for it.
August 11, 2022
China’s New White Paper Lays out Vision for Post ‘Reunification’ Taiwan
By Shannon Tiezzi
For the first time, Beijing leaves open the possibility of an extended military occupation after unification, adding to fears that Taiwanese would be subject to a “re-education” campaign.
August 02, 2022
How Far Could the Quad Support Taiwan?
By Huynh Tam Sang and Trang Huynh Le
The Quad is supposed to help counterbalance China’s rise, but it remains unclear whether the bloc would intervene in the event of a Taiwan Strait conflict.
July 25, 2022
China Is Not Russia; Taiwan Is Not Ukraine
By Tiejun Zhang
The differences between each are stark enough that we can draw few useful parallels from the Ukraine War for Taiwan.
July 12, 2022
Xi Jinping Might Think He Can Handle His Own ‘Ukraine’
By Grant Newsham
Xi might look at what has happened in Ukraine, and to the Russians, and think he’s got a reasonable shot at Taiwan.
June 08, 2022
Japanese Former Defense Minister Morimoto Satoshi on a Taiwan Contingency
By Kosuke Takahashi
If “China can unify Taiwan while eliminating U.S. interference. This is the best scenario for China... The surrounding countries cannot help Taiwan.”