Beijing’s measured approach of making its presence felt has been effective so far, but it may yet lead rivals to join hands against it.
The aircraft carrier is a potent symbol of military power. But its utility is constrained by several factors
Despite its best intentions, Taiwan cannot be a major player in solving the South China Sea dispute.
Taiwan’s participation in RIMPAC exercise is still far away from realization despite push from the U.S. Congress
The Tuo Jiang is a step in the right direction. However, a 20-year modernization plan for Taiwan’s armed forces fails to recognize the need to switch from a sea-control to a sea-denial navy.
In two recently published pieces, The Diplomat’s author David Axe elaborates on two developments related to People’ s Liberation Army Air Force (PLAAF) and People’ s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) […]