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Iran’s Mass Strike on Israel Highlights Why Taiwan’s Air Defenses Can’t Hold up

Iran’s Mass Strike on Israel Highlights Why Taiwan’s Air Defenses Can’t Hold up

By A. B. Abrams
The Iranian operation highlights the difficulties that air defense efforts face, particularly when relying on costly Western equipment to counter large volumes of low-cost drones and missiles.

How Would China Weaponize Disinformation Against Taiwan in a Cross-Strait Conflict?

How Would China Weaponize Disinformation Against Taiwan in a Cross-Strait Conflict?

By Scott W. Harold
What might China’s future disinformation operations against Taiwan focus on and how can Taipei and its partners combat them?
The Demographic Costs of a War Over Taiwan

The Demographic Costs of a War Over Taiwan

By Fuxian Yi
China’s population is already shrinking. The further demographic consequences of a Taiwan invasion would be devastating.

In a Crisis, Could China Coerce Taiwan Through Cyberspace?

In a Crisis, Could China Coerce Taiwan Through Cyberspace?

By Seamus Boyle
It’s important to understand China’s approach to offensive cyber operations in a potential Taiwan Strait crisis falling below the threshold of war.

Most Experts Agree: China Isn’t About to Invade Taiwan

Most Experts Agree: China Isn’t About to Invade Taiwan

By Alexis von Sydow
A new report from the Swedish National China Centre finds that forecasts consistently rate the risk of armed conflict in the Taiwan strait as low.

What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?
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What’s Driving Taiwan’s Mass Protests?

The Iran Factor in the China-Taiwan-US Triangle

The Iran Factor in the China-Taiwan-US Triangle

By Thiago de Aragao
China could seek to use Iran as a tool to push the United States farther and farther from Taiwan.

The Munich Agreement: 3 Historical Lessons for the Taiwan Strait

The Munich Agreement: 3 Historical Lessons for the Taiwan Strait

By Yipeng Zhang and Jonghyuk Lee
While parallels are often overdone, the infamous attempt to appease Nazi Germany does hold lessons for contemporary China-U.S. relations.
China Won’t Invade Taiwan – For Now

China Won’t Invade Taiwan – For Now

By Philip Hou
China is turning inwards, the U.S. is building deterrence, and Taiwan is committed to maintaining the status quo – all these factors will help keep the peace.

Taiwan Strait Tensions: Don’t Blame the Victim

Taiwan Strait Tensions: Don’t Blame the Victim

By Chieh-Ting Yeh
The rush to find a China-U.S. modus vivendi on Taiwan often involves intentionally overlooking the unequal nature of “provocations.” 

Taiwan: The Paradox of Preserving the Status Quo

Taiwan: The Paradox of Preserving the Status Quo

By Wu Jieh-min
Divergent interpretations of the status quo can coexist during peacetime. But with tensions rising, it's getting tricky to keep the balance.

Taiwan Strait Tensions Will Stabilize – But Only Temporarily

Taiwan Strait Tensions Will Stabilize – But Only Temporarily

By Denny Roy
Taiwan’s election season will likely stabilize the cross-strait situation, but all bets are off when the new administration comes into office.
India’s Conundrum in the Next Taiwan Strait Crisis

India’s Conundrum in the Next Taiwan Strait Crisis

By Ayush Mohan
Given the stakes involved, India needs to prepare for a potential conflict in the Taiwan Strait. But how?

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