July 26, 2022
Pelosi’s Reported Taiwan Plans Spark High-Stakes Diplomatic Battle
By Shannon Tiezzi
China's government fears looking weak if the visit happens; the Biden administration fears looking weak if it doesn't.
July 23, 2022
Are ADIZ Incursions China’s New Response to US Arms Sales to Taiwan?
By Adrian Ang U-Jin
Beijing is reacting to the intensification of U.S. political outreach to Taiwan after Russia’s Ukraine invasion.
June 10, 2022
Biden’s Taiwan Policy Is the Most Dangerous Issue in China-US Relations
By Qi Weiqun
President Biden’s repeated promises to defend Taiwan reflect a shift in U.S. strategic thinking that threatens the bottom line of China-U.S. relations.
May 03, 2022
When the CCP Thought Taiwan Should Be Independent
By Gerrit van der Wees
The Chinese Communist Party’s position on Taiwan is far from consistent. Just look at Chairman Mao’s initial stance.
March 01, 2022
The Ukraine Invasion: What Lessons Is China Learning?
By Jianli Yang and Yan Yu
Xi Jinping is watching Ukraine with one eye on Taiwan. The West must give him reason to think any invasion would be disastrously costly.
October 14, 2021
Explaining the PLA’s Record-Setting Air Incursions Into Taiwan’s ADIZ
By Adrian Ang U-Jin and Olli Pekka Suorsa
Multiple reasons likely contributed to the spike in incursions and sorties in early October.
August 23, 2021
Why Taiwan Matters to the United States
By John Bolton and Derik R. Zitelman
Washington has strategic, economic, and normative reasons for safeguarding the island from Chinese coercion.
July 20, 2021
China’s Air Incursions Into Taiwan’s ADIZ Focus on ‘Anti-Access’ and Maritime Deterrence
By Olli Pekka Suorsa and Adrian Ang U-Jin
China’s intentions are likely directed against outside interference -- and not at Taiwan specifically.
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.
February 20, 2021
BioNTech Says Taiwan Will Receive Vaccines After Concerns China Impeded Deal
By Nick Aspinwall
The German manufacturer vowed to provide vaccines to Taiwan after worries that the Chinese government had tried to block a deal for 5 million doses.
February 09, 2021
Will Taiwan Be the Next Cuba?
By William Bratton
China could follow the U.S. approach to Cuba and try to suffocate Taiwan economically.
February 01, 2021
US Brushes Off Chinese Threat That Taiwan Independence ‘Means War’
By Nick Aspinwall
There was unfounded speculation that Joe Biden would neglect Taiwan’s defense needs, but the first week of his relationship with Taipei has shown good signs.