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2018/11/20 |
Bump & Grind: How a US-China Naval Dispute Might Escalate
Are a Chinese navy ship's recent dangerous maneuvers close to a US navy destroyer in the South China Sea a prelude to further attempts to deter freedom of navigation operations through deliberate collisions at sea?
2018/11/15 | Paul Huang
Taiwan Is Building Long Range Cruise Missiles That Aim Deep Inside China
By empowering its cruise missile program, Taiwan is taking its gloves off in its cross-Strait standoff.
2018/10/24 | Lieutenant Ho
INSIDER: Taiwan Is Bungling Its Response to China's Psychological Warfare
A military insider reveals how events like the Kansai Airport disinformation incident expose deep flaws in Taiwan's strategy to counter Chinese influence campaigns.
2018/08/17 | Nick Aspinwall
US Defense Act Angers China, Reaffirms Status Quo for Taiwan
The Taiwan provisions in the annual United States defense act change little, but there may be substance beneath the symbolism which further deepens US-Taiwan military ties.
2018/08/09 | East Asia Forum
OPINION: ASEAN Defense Meeting Holds Key to Rohingya Crisis
ASEAN nations have made great strides towards humanitarian cooperation in recent years.
2018/08/02 |
OPINION: Don't Conscript Taiwanese Women Without Addressing Patriarchy
The accomplishments of women in Taiwan's armed forces deserve to be celebrated. Its appalling patriarchal orthodoxy, on the other hand, does not.
2018/07/31 | Lo
GIF STORY: The US Navy's Asian Pivot and Historical Deployment
US Navy destroyers make headlines when they sail the Taiwan Strait – a regular part of the Seventh Fleet’s patrol. When we look at the history of US fleet deployments, it’s clear that the US uses its warships as waterborne ambassadors of global influence.
2018/07/26 | China Brief
ANALYSIS: Taiwan's Multipronged Quest for National Cybersecurity
Taiwan's unique position as a cyber threat hotspot presents an opportunity to galvanize its domestic cybersecurity industry.
2018/07/24 | TIME
North Korea Begins Dismantling Rocket Launch Site
Satellite images suggest Kim Jong-un is engaged in a confidence building exercise.
2018/07/19 | 破土 New Bloom
OPINION: US Gunboat Diplomacy in Taiwan Strait Does Nothing for Taipei
It would be a mistake to take the US decision to sail destroyers through the Taiwan Strait as an indication of support for Taiwan.
2018/07/18 | The Interpreter
ANALYSIS: Royal Navy Set Fair for Heightened Indo-Pacific Operations
The British Royal Navy is keen to demonstrate it remains a global power despite significant budget constraints.