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.”
November 13, 2020
Is China Preparing to Set Up an ADIZ in the South China Sea With Taiwan in Mind?
By Lu Li-shih
Types of aircraft intruding in Taiwan’s Southwest Air Defense Identification Zone reveal PLA intent.
October 30, 2020
With New Offensive Weapons Package, Trump Administration Goes All-in for Taiwan
By Bonnie Girard
The sale of new missile systems stretches the concept of “defensive” weaponry to its limit.
October 03, 2020
Taiwan Debates Military Preparedness Measures as Chinese Threats Escalate
By Nick Aspinwall
Taiwan is considering an increase in reservist call-ups as the U.S. mulls abandoning its longtime policy of “strategic ambiguity.”
January 03, 2020
Taiwan’s Top Military Officer, Other Senior Officers Die in Helicopter Crash
By Associated Press
Eight military officers overall died in the air force copter crash on Thursday. Five others survived.
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 01, 2018
Estimating Taiwanese Military Power
By Ian Easton
How well would Taiwan be able to defend itself against a Chinese attack?
June 15, 2017
Bolstering Taiwan's Last Line of Defense
By Ian Easton and Dee Wu
There is a lot that Washington can do to boost Taipei's security in the face of the threat posed by Beijing.
February 22, 2017
Taiwan's Cold War Fortresses
By Guy Plopsky
Fortifications on Matsu Island were meant to defend against a communist invasion.
August 30, 2016
Taiwan's Military Conscription Dilemma
By Shang-su Wu
Taiwan’s temporary extension of conscription shows that the new administration is also struggling with the issue.
January 06, 2016
Evaluating Taiwan’s National Power
By David Gitter and Robert Sutter
Despite a persistent security threat from China, the island’s greatest problem is domestic political wrangling.
November 26, 2015
Saving Taiwan's Marine Corps
By Grant Newsham and Kerry Gershaneck
Taiwan’s amphibious capabilities are becoming dangerously weak.