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What Can Mussolini’s Navy Teach Us About Chinese Naval Power?
March 16, 2015
What Can Mussolini’s Navy Teach Us About Chinese Naval Power?
The history of the Italian navy offers great lessons why overestimating your enemy’s capabilities is dangerous.
What Can Mussolini’s Navy Teach Us About Chinese Naval Power?
Will the United States Help Taiwan Build Submarines?
March 13, 2015
Will the United States Help Taiwan Build Submarines?
The chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee is visiting Taipei to discuss technical aid for domestic submarines.
Will the United States Help Taiwan Build Submarines?
China’s Ghost Fleet in the Indian Ocean
February 07, 2015
China’s Ghost Fleet in the Indian Ocean
Are the stories surrounding China’s Indian Ocean fleet just wishful thinking?
China’s Ghost Fleet in the Indian Ocean
Taiwan's Growing Multiculturalism
February 05, 2015
Taiwan's Growing Multiculturalism
Taiwan is slowly emerging as a multicultural society, but challenges remain.
Taiwan's Growing Multiculturalism
The Taiwanese Navy's Newest Ship: The <em>Panshih</em>
January 27, 2015
The Taiwanese Navy's Newest Ship: The Panshih
The Taiwanese navy took delivery of its newest indigenously built support-and-supply ship, the Panshih.
The Taiwanese Navy's Newest Ship: The Panshih
China-US Relations: The Return of Mao’s Noose
November 26, 2014
China-US Relations: The Return of Mao’s Noose
‘The U.S. and China are locked in a great power competition, and their primary goals are incompatible.’
China-US Relations: The Return of Mao’s Noose
The 'One-India Policy' Needs More Thought
November 05, 2014
The 'One-India Policy' Needs More Thought
India must decide where to direct a new core strategy.
The 'One-India Policy' Needs More Thought
A Closer Look at China’s Military Modernization
October 22, 2014
A Closer Look at China’s Military Modernization
Dr. Phillip Saunders joins The Diplomat to take a closer look about China’s military modernization.
A Closer Look at China’s Military Modernization
Taiwan’s President: Mainland China Needs Democracy
October 12, 2014
Taiwan’s President: Mainland China Needs Democracy
Taiwan's President Ma says that democracy "has never been a monopoly of the west, but is the right of all humankind.”
Taiwan’s President: Mainland China Needs Democracy
5 Lessons from the Hong Kong Protests
October 01, 2014
5 Lessons from the Hong Kong Protests
As the protests continue, our correspondent draws a mixed bag of lessons.
5 Lessons from the Hong Kong Protests
Is Xi Losing Control of China's ‘Peripheries’?
September 30, 2014
Is Xi Losing Control of China's ‘Peripheries’?
Hong Kong, Xinjiang, Taiwan -- they're all connected and Xi's losing control.
Is Xi Losing Control of China's ‘Peripheries’?
The CCP Didn’t Fight Imperial Japan; the KMT Did
September 04, 2014
The CCP Didn’t Fight Imperial Japan; the KMT Did
While the KMT military defended China against Japan during WWII, the CCP built up strength for the civil war.
The CCP Didn’t Fight Imperial Japan; the KMT Did
Inevitability and Possible Futures in the Taiwan Strait
September 03, 2014
Inevitability and Possible Futures in the Taiwan Strait
Are the Taiwanese in charge of their own destiny any more?
Inevitability and Possible Futures in the Taiwan Strait
US Submarine Fleet to Decrease by 25%
August 25, 2014
US Submarine Fleet to Decrease by 25%
Plus, Chinese military game changers and the spread of hit to kill technologies. Defense and security links.
US Submarine Fleet to Decrease by 25%
Yasukuni’s Relevance to Japan, and the Region
August 14, 2014
Yasukuni’s Relevance to Japan, and the Region
Regular visits by officials not only anger Japan’s neighbors, but can erode the separation of church and state.
Yasukuni’s Relevance to Japan, and the Region
Don’t Let Taiwan Fall Behind, But at What Cost?
August 13, 2014
Don’t Let Taiwan Fall Behind, But at What Cost?
Signing the Cross-Strait Services Trade Agreement (CSSTA) has massive costs for Taiwan.
Don’t Let Taiwan Fall Behind, But at What Cost?
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