U.S. defense of Taiwan
February 06, 2023
Taiwan Strait Conflict Scenarios
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Peter Richardson.
January 31, 2023
Wargaming a Chinese Invasion of Taiwan: ‘Victory Is Not Enough’
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Mark Cancian.
January 20, 2023
10 Reasons Xi Won’t Attack Taiwan Anytime Soon
By Hemant Adlakha
Yes, Chinese leader Xi Jinping has ambitions for absorbing Taiwan. But so did all his predecessors.
December 10, 2022
Suppose the US Defeats a Chinese Invasion of Taiwan. What Then?
By Connor Swank
A Taiwan conflict in which the United States and its allies win the battles but lose the war would not be a historical first.
October 28, 2022
Correcting the Record on US Taiwan Policy
By Ben Lowsen
The important nuances of “strategic ambiguity” and other elements of U.S. policy are often lost in the headlines.
October 21, 2022
China and Taiwan: The Geopolitical Crisis Hiding in Plain Sight
By Peter Birgbauer
Can the international community see through the fog of its current crises and adequately prepare for an even bigger crisis further down the road?
September 22, 2022
Making Sense of Biden’s Taiwan Policy
By Denny Roy
The Biden team thinks its adjustments to Taiwan policy will prevent a miscalculation by Beijing. Unfortunately, that may itself be a miscalculation.
August 02, 2022
How Far Could the Quad Support Taiwan?
By Huynh Tam Sang and Trang Huynh Le
The Quad is supposed to help counterbalance China’s rise, but it remains unclear whether the bloc would intervene in the event of a Taiwan Strait conflict.
July 12, 2022
Xi Jinping Might Think He Can Handle His Own ‘Ukraine’
By Grant Newsham
Xi might look at what has happened in Ukraine, and to the Russians, and think he’s got a reasonable shot at Taiwan.
June 08, 2022
Japanese Former Defense Minister Morimoto Satoshi on a Taiwan Contingency
By Kosuke Takahashi
If “China can unify Taiwan while eliminating U.S. interference. This is the best scenario for China... The surrounding countries cannot help Taiwan.”
April 01, 2022
What Could European Militaries Contribute to the Defense of Taiwan?
By Franz-Stefan Gady and Oskar Glaese
It is clear that European militaries can contribute to the defense of Taiwan if required – and they can start taking the necessary steps now.
October 25, 2021
Biden, Taiwan, and Strategic Ambiguity
By Dennis V. Hickey
Even U.S. presidents apparently need a primer on the U.S. stance on Taiwan’s defense.
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