Taiwanese military

Scholar’s Stage Commentary on Taiwan Reflects Muddled Argumentation, Profound Lack of Self-Consciousness

A recent blog post by writer Tanner Greer entitled “Why I Fear for Taiwan” argues against less ambiguous policy by America regarding Taiwan. As Greer would have it, Taiwan is not sufficiently committed to its own defense to warrant more direct commitments by the US toward Taiwan. And so the US should continue to maintain an ambiguous attitude regarding whether it is committed to defending Taiwan...

China Steps Up Attempts To Intimidate Taiwan Militarily

Recent moves by China suggest that China is stepping up military action aimed at intimidating Taiwan. This includes frequent incidents in which Chinese fighter planes have entered into Taiwan’s Air Defense Identification Zone, the unilateral declaration by China of the M503 civilian flight route which would pass along the center of the Taiwan Straits, and sailing China’s sole aircraft carrier, the Liaoning, through the Taiwan Straits...