Written by R. D. Cheng. On March 31, People’s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) warplanes flew across the “median line” in the Taiwan Strait that has long served as an unofficial airspace boundary between Taiwan and China. This behaviour was unusual and provocative move on China’s part — the first time in 20 years that such a deliberate incursion took place.
Richard Haass, president of the Council of Foreign Relations, recently published an article entitled “The looming crisis over Taiwan.” It is surprisingly unbalanced in analyzing the cause of the crisis he fears.
Written by Yuan-kang Wang. The most important geostrategic event of this century is the rivalry between the United States and China. International competition between these
Written by Eric Gomez. There are few David versus Goliath matchups in the international system quite like Taiwan versus China. Across virtually every indicator of
Written by Yuan-kang Wang. President Tsai Ing-wen’s recent stopover visit to the United States on her way to Paraguay and Belize, two of Taiwan’s sole
Written by Joseph Bosco. When two U.S. Navy destroyers passed through the international waters of the Taiwan Strait in early July, the head of China’s
Written by Kyle Mizokami. The country with perhaps the most dire need for a modern submarine force in the industrialized world actually has the oldest.
Written by Kelvin Chen. In the past six months, China has significantly ramped up its efforts to isolate Taiwan and threaten its existence as a
Written by Andrew Maxey. Last month, the Ministry of National Defence tapped CSBC Corp, who previously produced the 12-vessel Ching Chiang-class of fast attack missile
Written by Gary Sands. A recent poll revealed nearly two-thirds of Taiwanese believe their military is not capable of preventing an invasion by China’s armed forces. Only
Written by J. Michael Cole. The Chinese military will hold live-fire exercises in the Taiwan Strait this week as President Tsai Ing-wen is on her first
Written by David An. In a recent letter to President Donald Trump, dated March 26, Senators John Cornyn and James Inhofe advocated the sale of the F-35 Joint