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Posts Tagged ‘Military’

Defense

Harriers for Taiwan? Think Again

Harriers would seem to offer a head-on straight solution to the tactical dilemma facing Taiwan. But close analysis reveals that the aircraft isn’t worth the trouble

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Defense

Taiwan’s Submarine Program: Lessons from the Past and Expected Challenges

The winner of the 2016 presidential election will have the unenviable responsibility of pushing Taiwan’s nascent indigenous submarine program forward

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Defense

Preparing Taiwan’s Military to Fight the Right War

Taiwan has been preparing for the wrong kind of war, argues a retired U.S. Army officer who served in Iraq and Afghanistan

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Defense, Editorials

China’s ‘Victory Day’ Military Parade: A Worrying Signal

Rather than signal a desire for peace, the parade was an expression of belligerence that can only contribute to future tensions within a region that very much needs healing

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Book Reviews

核彈MIT: “A” Bomb Made in Taiwan

A new book sheds lights on Taiwan’s nuclear weapons program, which came close to completion before being thwarted by the U.S.

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Politics

Taiwan and the Diaoyutai Spat: Is All that Noise Really Necessary?

The government tends to make a big deal over the Diaoyutais, but it’s a poor way to garner popular support. Here’s why

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Defense

China’s ADIZ in the South China Sea: Coming Soon to a Sea Near You?

Beijing’s declaration of an Air Defense Identification Zone over the East China Sea in November 2013 came as a surprise; similar steps in the South China Sea should not surprise anyone

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Defense

Taiwan’s ‘Apache-gate’ and a Call for Restraint

Security violations are a serious matter. But Taiwanese media and the opposition should not blow things out of proportion

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Defense

Two Ways of Looking at a Spy

The Zhen Xiaojiang spy network sounds like bad news for Taiwan, but the damage to national security might not be as severe as it sounds

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Defense

Arms Sales to Taiwan: Ending the ‘Brutal Interference’

Beijing is successfully cracking down on the means by which the U.S. provides military assistance to Taiwan. It’s time to change the rules of the game

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