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2018/03/17 | Tai Wei Lim
Policing the Pirates in Southeast Asia
ASEAN must work together to combat increasing piracy in the Strait of Malacca.
The Skinny on the China vs Taiwan M503 Air Route Saga
The tit for tat dispute has its roots in messy rules over airspace control.
2018/03/09 | Kevin McCauley
What has China Learned from Past Amphibious Assaults?
The PLA's successes and failures in assaulting Xiamen, Kinmen and Hainan in 1949 and 1950 hold lessons for a potential invasion of Taiwan.
2018/03/06 | Lauren Dickey
Taiwan's Struggle for All-Volunteer Force and the Civil-Military Divide
As Taiwan transitions to an all-volunteer armed force, the military must do more to build troop morale and public support.
2018/03/02 | Ali Wyne
OPINION: US Must Supplement Might with Statecraft in Asia-Pacific
Without a coherent trade policy to back it up, Pacific nations may well regard US muscle flexing as an anxious superpower’s unsustainable effort to contain China.
2018/02/28 | Mark Wenyi Lai
OPINION: Taiwan Lost the Strait Aviation Dispute
China's military and its aviation companies are the obvious winners in the conflict, which played well to domestic audiences on both sides of the Strait.
OPINION: Why Taiwan Should Be Terrified of 'Emperor' Xi
Xi Jinping's most recent moves to consolidate power should make China's neighbors —and the world — very nervous.
2018/02/24 | Russell Hsiao
OPINION: Cross-Strait Aviation Tensions Have 'Implications Beyond Taiwan'
Contrary to Beijing’s vague claim, there is apparently no direct communication between air traffic control systems in Taiwan and China.
2018/02/17 | David Brewster
The Indian Ocean Base Race Heats Up
The Indian navy has just been granted access to an Omani base close to the Persian Gulf.