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Defense

M503 Might Just Be the Beginning

Beijing’s new commercial air route next to Taiwanese air force training areas is potentially dangerous. It is also yet another step in its quest to slowly change the status quo along China’s maritime border

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Defense

Can China Take Over Taiwan by Force?

A look at possible conflict scenarios in the Taiwan Strait, from surprise missile strikes to an amphibious assault, cyber attacks to ‘salami-slicing’

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Defense

The New Missile Corvette and Taiwan’s Naval Doctrine

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

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Defense

A Millennium Challenge for Taiwan’s Military

What can Taiwan learn from a decade-old exercise in which the weaker party prevailed against its much more formidable opponent?

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