August 13, 2022
The Realist Underpinnings of China’s Taiwan Strategy
By Corey Lee Bell
Yes, “reunification” is a matter of national pride and prestige for China. But isolating Taiwan also serves a critical strategic function – and that helps explain Beijing’s response to Pelosi’s visit.
March 15, 2022
Taiwan Watches the Ukraine Invasion and Asks: Are We Ready?
By Brian Hioe
The invasion of Ukraine has sparked a conversation about how well Taiwan’s armed forces and civilian population are prepared to fend off a Chinese invasion.
December 08, 2021
Assessing the Proposed ‘Arm Taiwan Act’
By Mercy A. Kuo
Insights from Seth Cropsey.
August 05, 2021
Rhetoric Aside, America’s Asian Partners Are Giving Up on Their Own Defense
By Justin Logan
When it comes to burden-sharing, banging the table doesn’t work -- doubt about the U.S. commitment does.
July 31, 2021
The Living Legacy of the Flying Tigers
By Samuel Hui
The history of the Flying Tigers is not only an inspirational story – it is the key to future Taiwan-U.S. security cooperation.
April 30, 2021
How the Biden Administration Can Support Taiwan
By Chip Gregson, Russell Hsiao, and Stephen Young
Deterring Chinese coercion will take a concerted effort across the economic, political, and military fronts.
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.