U.S.-Taiwan-China relations in 2018, China takes first delivery of S-400 SAM, continuing spat over M503 route, reform of Taiwan’s defense industry, future and possible acquisitions, and more.
Complete collection of publicly available Taiwan defence policy documents
On April 29, the Chinese government denied the USS John C. Stennis, a Nimitz-class aircraft carrier, access to Hong Kong port. The refusal could have been a matter of simple […]
The fallout from what should have been a case of cross-border cooperation in combating organised crime was depressingly predictable
Xi’s visit to the Czech Republic offers insight into the limits of Beijing’s soft power, relying mostly on economic incentives and undermined by its own sense of insecurity.
Ambiguity presents inherent danger to be misperceived as disinterest. There is an easy fix.
Moderation, not fundamentalism, is a key to KMTs’ resurrection.
KMT’s devastating election defeat is a sign of bigger problems for a party that is so out of touch with the socio-political trends in Taiwan.
Whoever replaces President Ma Ying-jeou will have to deal with a number of enduring problems from Ma’s and previous presidents’ administrations.
The winner of the 2016 presidential election will have the unenviable responsibility of pushing Taiwan’s nascent indigenous submarine program forward.