December 22, 2020
Biden and the Credibility Conundrum: What If China Attacks Taiwan?
By Robert Farley
American presidents have worried about the credibility of their threats since the beginning of the Nuclear Age.
November 11, 2020
US Marine Raiders Arrive in Taiwan to Train Taiwanese Marines
By Abhijnan Rej
Marine special forces – both Taiwanese but also American – will play a crucial role in defeating a large-scale Chinese invasion of Taiwan.
November 03, 2020
Taiwan’s Overall Defense Concept, Explained
By Lee Hsi-min and Eric Lee
The concept’s developer explains the asymmetric approach to Taiwan’s defense.
October 23, 2020
Poll Shows Increase in American Support for Defending Taiwan
By Bonnie S. Glaser and Mathew P. Funaiole
U.S. public support for Taiwan’s defense – as evidenced by a recent CSIS study – is also critical to deterring Chinese military action.
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.
March 04, 2020
Would Bernie Sanders Defend Taiwan?
By Kuang-shun Yang
Putting a recent “60 Minutes” bombshell into context from the senator’s long legislative history with Taiwan.
November 30, 2019
Time for Taiwan to Scrap the Indigenous Diesel Submarine
By Michael A. Hunzeker and Joseph Petrucelli
The stakes are too high for Taiwan to waste money on outdated programs.
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.
July 24, 2019
Don’t Mess With Taiwan
By Michael McCaul
The U.S. commitment to Taiwan will never be up for discussion with China, warns House Representative Michael McCaul.
June 27, 2019
Taiwan’s Security Role in the U.S. Indo-Pacific Strategy
By Howard Wang
The U.S. Indo-Pacific Strategy Report holds new potential for Taiwan’s international security networking.
August 31, 2018
Taiwan’s Future Submarines Should Be Unmanned
By Tobias Burgers and Scott N. Romaniuk
Taiwan faces a steep learning curve in building submarines, but it has proven expertise in unmanned systems.
July 26, 2018
Taiwan Is Not a Bargaining Chip
By Patrick M. Cronin and Kristine Lee
As Washington dials up pressure on Beijing, it should not view Taiwan simply as a lever in its diplomatic toolkit.