May 01, 2022
Can the US Deter a Taiwan Invasion?
By David Gitter
Rethinking “strategic ambiguity” is important, but in the meantime Washington must compensate for its dwindling military advantage over China with more costly signals of political resolve.
April 05, 2022
Look to Hong Kong, Not Ukraine, For Signals About China’s Taiwan Plans
By Dennis Kwok and Johnny Patterson
Few took it seriously when Xi Jinping first said he would consolidate control over Hong Kong. We must not make the same mistake when analyzing Xi's plans for Taiwan.
January 04, 2022
Russia-Ukraine Tensions: Signals to China
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Karen-Anna Eggen.
November 23, 2021
Changing the Discourse on China’s Taiwan Policy
By KAWASHIMA Shin
There has been much talk of an invasion. Time for a closer look.
November 09, 2021
Who Wants to See a War Over Taiwan?
By Mu Chunshan
China is not about to invade Taiwan, but there are those in China, Taiwan, and the U.S. who benefit from pushing in that direction.
July 03, 2021
Dire Straits: Taiwan’s Fragile Status Quo
By Hanns W. Maull
For Taipei, Beijing, and Washington, the standoff is about national identities as much as territory.
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.
October 20, 2020
China’s Military Exercises Near Taiwan: The Lowdown on an Uptick
By Lu Li-shih
Since August, the PLA has carried out exercises aimed at testing its alongshore air defenses.
September 13, 2020
The End of Strategic Ambiguity in the Taiwan Strait
By Eric Chan
The collapse of confidence in long-term advantage means the era of strategic ambiguity is over.
September 24, 2019
Will Beijing’s Taiwan Strategy Backfire?
By Travis Sanderson
China’s strategy of global diplomatic isolation will harm Chinese interests in the long-run.
May 30, 2019
Why Did Beijing Suppress Wang Yang’s Remarks on Taiwan?
By Dave Brown
The Politburo Standing Committee member spoke candidly at a cross-strait media summit – apparently too candidly.
April 05, 2019
Taiwan Vows ‘Forceful Expulsion’ of Chinese Fighters Flying in Taiwanese Airspace
By Nick Aspinwall
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen slammed a “provocative” encroachment of Chinese aircraft.