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.
August 17, 2021
What the Fall of Afghanistan Means for Taiwan
By Vincent Chao
Afghanistan and Taiwan have few parallels, but Taipei can still draw some important lessons from the tragic fall of Kabul.
July 17, 2021
The Road Ahead for Taiwan-US Relations
By Melissa Conley Tyler
Increased U.S. support has raised hopes in Taiwan – and some of those expectations may be difficult for Washington to meet.
May 26, 2021
Why a Taiwan Invasion Would Look Nothing Like D-Day
By Ian Easton
Our natural impulse when thinking about future amphibious operations is to look to the past. Yet the reality is that no good point of comparison for a Chinese invasion of Taiwan exists.
April 27, 2021
Why US Strategic Ambiguity Is Safer for Taiwan
By Simon Shin-wei Chen, Wang Kai-chun , and Samuel Hui
U.S. strategic ambiguity toward Taiwan restricts any unilateral decisions by both sides of the strait that could potentially escalate the situation.