March 05, 2022
Taiwan Welcomes Pompeo While Watching Ukraine
By Brian Hioe
The former secretary of state’s visit became part of discussions on Taiwan about U.S. support amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
October 30, 2021
What Role Could Civilians Play in Taiwan’s Defense?
By Jacob Parakilas
Is there a place for civic defense in a world of high-tech strategic competition?
August 17, 2021
What the Fall of Afghanistan Means for Taiwan
By Vincent Chao
Afghanistan and Taiwan have few parallels, but Taipei can still draw some important lessons from the tragic fall of Kabul.
August 05, 2021
Rhetoric Aside, America’s Asian Partners Are Giving Up on Their Own Defense
By Justin Logan
When it comes to burden-sharing, banging the table doesn’t work -- doubt about the U.S. commitment does.
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.
March 26, 2021
Taiwan Mass Producing New Long-Range Missile
By Steven Stashwick
The announcement followed January tests and included news of three more missiles in development.
October 23, 2020
Poll Shows Increase in American Support for Defending Taiwan
By Bonnie S. Glaser and Mathew P. Funaiole
U.S. public support for Taiwan’s defense – as evidenced by a recent CSIS study – is also critical to deterring Chinese military action.
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.
November 30, 2019
Time for Taiwan to Scrap the Indigenous Diesel Submarine
By Michael A. Hunzeker and Joseph Petrucelli
The stakes are too high for Taiwan to waste money on outdated programs.
August 31, 2019
Taiwan’s All-Volunteer Force Transition Still a Challenge
By Vanessa Molter
Faced with high military personnel cost and unfavorable demographics, Taiwan will have to make uncomfortable policy choices.
August 31, 2018
Taiwan’s Future Submarines Should Be Unmanned
By Tobias Burgers and Scott N. Romaniuk
Taiwan faces a steep learning curve in building submarines, but it has proven expertise in unmanned systems.
June 06, 2018
Will the Trump Administration Send a US Aircraft Carrier Through the Taiwan Strait?
By Ankit Panda
The Trump administration may be setting the stage for a show of reassurance toward Taipei.