Video claims China could invade Taiwan in only 24 hours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the same day as President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) inauguration, Chinese military magazine Warship Knowledge (艦船知識) released a computer simulation video claiming China ...

China to buy 1.4 million body armor units for war with Taiwan, US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus spreads across the globe, Communist China on Saturday (Feb. 23) announced that it is purchasing 1.4 million body armor units for war with Taiwan a...

How Taiwan can defeat China in a war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The magazine Foreign Policy yesterday presented key points from two recent studies which demonstrated ways in which Taiwan could successfully repel an invasion by China. I...

US INDO-PACOM officers may visit Taiwan in near future, says researcher

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ian Easton, the author of the book “The Chinese Invasion Threat” spoke this week at an event held by the Hudson Institute in Washington D.C on June 7. Easto...

Could China pull off a 'flash invasion' of Taiwan?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In his latest article posted in The Diplomat, American researcher Ian Easton assesses the likelihood of a Chinese "flash invasion" of Taiwan. In an article publi...

Taiwan could be left in even more vulnerable position amid US-China tensions: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan could be dragged into a US-China trade war and power struggle, inevitably hurting the export-reliant economy, according to the Washington Post on Monday. Before the U...

100% chance US, Japan would help Taiwan if China attacks: researcher

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In part three of Taiwan News' exclusive interview with Ian Easton about his new book "The Chinese Invasion Threat: Taiwan's Defense and American Strategy in Asia,&...

PLA is being 'tailor-made' to invade Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In part two of Taiwan News' exclusive interview with Ian Easton, author of the new book "The Chinese Invasion Threat: Taiwan's Defense and American Strategy in Asi...

No matter what Taiwan does, China continues invasion plans: researcher

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Taiwanese media went into a frenzy earlier this month reporting that a new book by Ian Easton was revealing the details of China's plan to invade Taiwan in 2020, the ...

Chinese leader might set deadline for Taiwan resolution: AIT ex-chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) might take a tougher line on Taiwan at this month’s 19th Congress of the Communist Party and set a deadline for what Beijing calls...

No sign of war between Taiwan and China: Taiwan Premier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Premier William Lai (賴清德) said on Friday both Taiwan and China are aware of the importance of making peace and that there is no sign showing a war would break out between ...

Can Taiwanese missiles destroy Three Gorges Dam? Only tiny dents: expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to a suggestion by Taiwanese netizens that Taiwan's missiles could be used to destroy the Three Gorges Dam in response to an attack by China, a military expert ...

Author of Chinese Invasion Threat says Taiwan is safe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – “Taiwan is safe!” said Ian Easton in an interview intended to clarify his stance, as his latest book published on October 3 has amassed considerable reportage ...

China finalizes plan to invade Taiwan in 2020: researcher

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- According to a book published on Tuesday titled "The Chinese Invasion Threat" by Project 2049 think tank fellow Ian Easton, Beijing has finalized a secret plan to inv...