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Chinese Aircraft Carrier Conducts ‘Routine’ Drills Near Taiwan
April 09, 2021

Chinese Aircraft Carrier Conducts ‘Routine’ Drills Near Taiwan

By Steven Stashwick
Six warships pass through the Ryukyus to exercise east of Taiwan.

The Trump Administration’s Mixed Messaging on Taiwan Strait Transits
January 15, 2021

The Trump Administration’s Mixed Messaging on Taiwan Strait Transits

By James Siebens and Ryan Lucas
The U.S. needs to make clear if transits through the Taiwan Strait are routine demonstrations of its navigational rights or intentional signals of deterrence.
The Pratas Islands: A New Flashpoint in the South China Sea
December 10, 2020

The Pratas Islands: A New Flashpoint in the South China Sea

By Yoshiyuki Ogasawara
These unremarkable features could be the center of the next Taiwan Strait Crisis

China Tracks US Navy Ship’s Passage Through Taiwan Strait
October 15, 2020

China Tracks US Navy Ship’s Passage Through Taiwan Strait

By Associated Press
With sky-high U.S.-China tensions in the backdrop, Taiwan is reemerging as a regional flashpoint.

Majority of Taiwanese View US Favorably, China Unfavorably
May 14, 2020

Majority of Taiwanese View US Favorably, China Unfavorably

By Ankit Panda
Trends toward greater "Taiwanization" of national identity appear to continue.

South China Sea: What’s Behind China-Vietnam Tensions Amid COVID–19?
April 10, 2020

South China Sea: What’s Behind China-Vietnam Tensions Amid COVID–19?

By Ankit Panda
Is China’s South China Sea behavior changing amid the pandemic or continuing as usual?

Taiwanese Air Force Scrambles Jets Amid PLAAF Flyby
March 18, 2020

Taiwanese Air Force Scrambles Jets Amid PLAAF Flyby

By Ankit Panda
The Chinese drills took place shortly after the election of a new chairman for Taiwan’s opposition KMT party.
China’s Indigenous Carrier Transits Taiwan Strait
November 18, 2019

China’s Indigenous Carrier Transits Taiwan Strait

By Ankit Panda
The transit comes shortly after President Tsai Ing-wen announced her running mate.

Might China Withdraw From the UN Law Of The Sea Treaty?
May 03, 2019

Might China Withdraw From the UN Law Of The Sea Treaty?

By Mark J. Valencia
The move would come with serious costs – but Beijing might come to think the gains are worth it.

2 US Navy Warships Transit Taiwan Strait Following Chinese Navy’s 70th Anniversary
April 30, 2019

2 US Navy Warships Transit Taiwan Strait Following Chinese Navy’s 70th Anniversary

By Ankit Panda
The transit also comes after the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act.

Making Sense of China’s Reaction to the French Navy’s Taiwan Strait Transit
April 27, 2019

Making Sense of China’s Reaction to the French Navy’s Taiwan Strait Transit

By Ankit Panda
Did China’s spokesperson misspeak or is the Taiwan Strait now being claimed in full as “Chinese waters“?
2 US Warships Transit Taiwan Strait
October 23, 2018

2 US Warships Transit Taiwan Strait

By Steven Stashwick
Passage by a cruiser and destroyer follows similar transit in July.

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