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How China Would Invade and Conquer Taiwan (And Here's How to Stop It)

March 19, 2018 Topic: Security Region: Asia Blog Brand: The Buzz Tags: TaiwanChinaMilitaryTechnologyTaiwan Strait

How China Would Invade and Conquer Taiwan (And Here's How to Stop It)

The biggest problem of all in Asia? 

Going forward, the Trump White House would do well to develop a new strategy for advancing U.S.-Taiwan relations. Making sure Taiwan has the strong self-defense capabilities it needs will help keep the globe's greatest powder keg from ever igniting. Ignoring the China problem would only make it worse.   

Ian Easton is a research fellow at the Project 2049 (where this first appeared) Institute and author of the forthcoming book, The Chinese Invasion Threat: Taiwan's Defense and American Strategy in Asia.