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Taiwan Army to conduct exercise at Tainan's Xishu beach

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Army is set to conduct a live-fire exercise on Thursday (Dec. 28) at Tainan’s Xishu Beach to bolster combat capabilities. According to the Fisheries Agency, t...

Senior Project 2049 analyst pushes for 'Asian NATO'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Asian version of NATO would ensure regional security, Project 2049 Senior Director Ian Easton said on Wednesday (June 15). Speaking to Liberty Times, Easton said if ...

Defense report suggests Taiwan could use artificial reefs to blunt Chinese invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Scott Savitz, a senior engineer at the RAND Corporation, has published an article calling for Taiwan to construct artificial reefs off-shore as strategic defensive structu...

Taiwan military to hold amphibious assault exercises in Taitung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following a series of training drills in March that simulated offensive beach landings in northern Taiwan, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) announced that another se...

Taiwan military to simulate amphibious landings on beaches

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The military will launch simulations of amphibious landings by enemy forces and counterattacks on beaches beginning next week, reports said Thursday (March 2). The firs...

As Pelosi's Asia trip begins, a possible Taiwan stop risks US-China tensions

The speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, began her Asia tour on Monday, with a lot of attention still on whether she will make a stopover in Taiwan or not. Over the last week,...

Brookstone hawks globe with 'Taiwan Dao' listed as part of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Brookstone globe was spotted at a bookstore near the U.S. capital depicting Taiwan as a part of China and labeling it "Taiwan Dao." China affairs analyst Ia...

Asymmetric warfare does not equal asymmetric weapons

Recent reports coming out of the White House, Department of State (DOS), and Department of Defense (DOD) stated that Taiwan should focus weapons purchases on “asymmetric weapons.” This art...

Taiwan's military tests new capabilities to deter China threat

Taiwan is scheduled to hold several military exercises in the coming weeks as the self-governing island's leadership grows more concerned about a emboldened China after Russia's invasion of Uk...

Think tank director says US must do more to prevent Taiwan Strait conflict

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ian Easton, senior director of the Washington D.C.-based think tank 2049 Project Institute, has said that the U.S. should do more to deter a Chinese attack on Taiwan. A...

T-Day: The Battle for Taiwan

Seventy-two years ago, the Communist Party seized control of China after a bloody struggle. The defeated Nationalist government fled to Taiwan, frustrating Beijing's desire to capture the island. ...

US think tank director urges direct communication between US, Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. think tank Project 2049 Institute Senior Director Ian Easton has urged facilitating direct communication between the U.S. and Taiwan to resolve tensions. Easton, w...

Taiwan's Taichung Harbor may be target in Chinese invasion plans: US think tank

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ian Easton of the U.S.-based think tank Project 2049 says Taichung Harbor is the most suitable landing point for a People's Liberation Army (PLA) invasion in a recent ...

Missile developments could shape status quo in Taiwan Strait

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Exactly how many missiles communist China is aiming at Taiwan while you read this is a question no one can answer with certainty. Estimates range from 1,500 to over ...

List of Taiwan targets for China's bombers revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid China's show of force last weekend featuring eight bombers and reports that this is a "dress rehearsal" for war, China affairs analyst Ian Easton has pr...