Chinese intrusions in Taiwan’s ADIZ could backfire

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Institute of National Defense and Security Research (INDSR) senior analyst Su Tzu-yun (蘇紫雲) said Saturday (Sept. 19) that China's recent intrusions into Taiwan's A...

Taiwan's Ketagalan Forum 2020 begins Sept. 8

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) and the Institute for National Defense and Security Research (INDSR) have partnered together to hold the Ketagalan Forum 2020 Asia-P...

Taiwan could first attend RIMPAC maritime exercise as observer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s military might be invited to attend the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) maritime exercises in August in the capacity of an observer, an expert said Saturday (Ju...

Taiwanese defense think tank to work with Microsoft on defense technologies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese defense research institute has agreed to work with Microsoft Taiwan on seeking technological applications in national defense. The government-funded Institu...

Taiwan needs to prepare for China's maritime militia threat: experts

Taiwan needs to be better prepared for offensives by China's state-supported maritime militia, which Beijing uses to further its political, economic and military goals in the region, Taiwanese sec...

Taiwan test fires cruise missile capable of reaching central China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan has reportedly test-fired a new missile capable of striking targets within inner China, which will soon enter mass production. The National Chung-Shan Institute ...

Coronavirus presents opportunity for Taiwan's smart manufacturing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan should leverage its strengths in the manufacturing and ICT industries to promote smart manufacturing in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, according to a governm...

Former American defense official to address Taiwan-US relations in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former senior U.S. defense official Randall Schriver, who currently chairs a Washington-based research institute, will deliver a talk on Taiwan-U.S. relations in Taipei th...

Taiwan-China relations to decline regardless of election outcome: US analyst

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. analyst visiting Taipei has raised the alarm on cross-strait relations, adding that Beijing is likely to ramp up pressure on Taiwan no matter who wins the president...

Chinese threats will escalate: Taiwan military think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following Chinese Navy maneuvers in the South China Sea this month, military threats will only increase during the months ahead, Taiwan’s top military think tank...

Taiwan military aims to bolster asymmetric warfare capability with array of new tech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In line with the Executive Yuan’s latest policy report on the country’s state of military preparedness, the government is requesting budgetary approval from th...

AI should be 'focal point' for Taiwan military to oppose China threat, says Defense Inst. Dir.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The acting Director of the Institute for National Defense and Security Research (INDSR), Yisuo Tzeng, recently published a paper promoting increased focus on AI applications by...

Taiwan’s National Defense think tank calls for task force to combat false information online

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s national defense think tank urged the government to establish a unit dedicated to addressing the growing threat of disinformation, in a Nov. 5 press confere...