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U.S. Taiwan policy

Why the Obvious Geopolitics of the Taiwan Policy Act of 2022 Matter
September 23, 2022

Why the Obvious Geopolitics of the Taiwan Policy Act of 2022 Matter

By Johanna M. Costigan
The bill is more about opposition to China than support for Taiwan, and is part of the broader securitization of Washington's Taiwan policy.

Making Sense of Biden’s Taiwan Policy
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.
US Moves Toward ‘Strategic Clarity’ Reveal Old Rifts in China-US Relations
September 22, 2022

US Moves Toward ‘Strategic Clarity’ Reveal Old Rifts in China-US Relations

By Kuan-Ting Chen and Joe Baldock
As President Biden doubles down on his commitment to defend Taiwan, the discrepancies between Chinese and U.S. interpretations of their foundational diplomatic policies are beginning to show.

Taiwan Strait Crisis Strengthens US Resolve to Support Taiwan, Counter China
September 10, 2022

Taiwan Strait Crisis Strengthens US Resolve to Support Taiwan, Counter China

By Robert Sutter
The Washington Consensus remains united and the direction of U.S. policy is clear.

There Is No ‘New Normal’ in the Taiwan Strait – Yet
August 30, 2022

There Is No ‘New Normal’ in the Taiwan Strait – Yet

By Gerrit van der Wees
While Beijing is certainly trying hard to push in the direction of a “new normal,” Taiwan and the United States are pushing back against that notion.

How Things Could Have Gone Wrong – and Still Can – in the Taiwan Strait
August 12, 2022

How Things Could Have Gone Wrong – and Still Can – in the Taiwan Strait

By Todd Hall
China’s military drills are over, but the risk of escalation remains.

The Strategic Logic of Nancy Pelosi’s Visit to Taiwan
August 05, 2022

The Strategic Logic of Nancy Pelosi’s Visit to Taiwan

By James Lee and M. Patrick Hulme
Why did Pelosi go to Taiwan? Because Congress’ stance is particularly important for ensuring U.S. deterrence.
Restraint May Be the Biden Administration’s Best Answer to the Taiwan Crisis
August 05, 2022

Restraint May Be the Biden Administration’s Best Answer to the Taiwan Crisis

By John Brake
A preoccupation with showing resolve has long been hard-wired into U.S. foreign policy. But conspicuous restraint would reinforce the United States’ position as a responsible power – and head off an escalating crisis.

Pelosi Lands in Taiwan; China Announces Fighter Flights, Firing Drills
August 03, 2022

Pelosi Lands in Taiwan; China Announces Fighter Flights, Firing Drills

By Shannon Tiezzi
The U.S. House speaker’s long-reported trip to Taiwan has begun. In response, China announced upcoming military drills surrounding the island.

Japanese Former Defense Minister Morimoto Satoshi on a Taiwan Contingency
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.”

Taiwan Strait: What Is at Stake and How to Prevent a Conflict
February 24, 2022

Taiwan Strait: What Is at Stake and How to Prevent a Conflict

By Jongsoo Lee
An interview with David Sacks.
The Difference Between Ukraine and Taiwan
January 31, 2022

The Difference Between Ukraine and Taiwan

By Francis P. Sempa
The arguments that U.S. credibility on Taiwan hinges on Ukraine is the latest version of the discredited domino theory.

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