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 29, 2020
US Approves Sales of Anti-Ship Cruise Missiles to Taiwan
By Steven Stashwick
Truck-mounted Harpoon missiles and other recent sales are aimed at repelling a potential invasion by China.
May 20, 2020
Is Taiwan Looking to Diversify Its Defense Partnerships?
By Eleanor Albert
While the U.S. remains far and away Taiwan's biggest source of arms, other countries could be important partners as well.
March 31, 2020
Is Taiwan Really Buying the ‘Wrong’ Weapons?
By Corey Lee Bell
Taiwan’s defense procurement strategy makes a lot more sense when viewed through the lens of the U.S. factor.
August 24, 2019
Taiwan’s President (and Her Challenger) Thank US for $8 Billion F-16V Sale
By Nick Aspinwall
Tsai Ing-wen thanked the United States for the deal. So did her main presidential challenger, the Beijing-friendly Han Kuo-yu.
April 03, 2019
Why a US Sale of Fighter Jets to Taiwan Matters
By John Lee
It wouldn’t change the military balance across the Taiwan Strait, but would signal a shift in U.S. support for Taipei.
April 01, 2019
The Taiwan Relations Act at 40
By Tiffany Ma and Jessica Drun
40 years after the U.S. passed a law to govern unofficial ties with Taiwan, the world has shifted dramatically.
November 17, 2017
Trump’s First Asia-Pacific Tour: The View From Taiwan
By Cheng-Fung Lu
What implications did Trump's trip have for the U.S.-China-Taiwan triangle?
June 14, 2017
Time to End US Strategic Ambiguity on Taiwan
By Joseph Bosco
Trump should be clear: the U.S. will come to Taiwan's aid if it is attacked.
April 12, 2017
Where Was Taiwan in the Trump-Xi Meeting?
By Chen-Dong Tso and Gratiana Jung
The Trump administration shows signs of backing off support for Taiwan, including the Six Assurances.