In the News

Mar 29, 2023

Assistant Director Kitsch Liao and Nonresident Fellow Wen-Ti Sung quoted in the Washington Post on Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen’s visit to the U.S.

On February 20, Nonresident Fellow Tuvia Gering was quoted in the South China Morning Post on Iranian President Raisi's visit to Beijing.

Politics & Diplomacy Taiwan


Mar 15, 2023

Taiwan supports Ukraine and studies country’s response to Russian invasion

By Kira Rudik

Taiwan has emerged over the past year as one of Ukraine's strongest supporters in Asia with many Taiwanese viewing the Ukrainian wartime experience as a model for their own potential confrontation with China.

China Civil Society

Experts react

Mar 15, 2023

Experts react: Honduras is establishing ties with China. What should Taiwan and the US do?

By Atlantic Council experts

With the switch, Taiwan will only be formally recognized by thirteen countries. Our experts weigh in on what it means for Honduras, China, and the United States.

Latin America Politics & Diplomacy

In the News

Mar 10, 2023

Alden on La7 Omnibus discussing China and Taiwan

On February 26, Scowcroft Strategy Initiative nonresident senior fellow Alexander Alden’s appeared on the Italian talk show La7 Omnibus where he debated Victor Gao, a media spokesperson for the Chinese Communist Party. Alden asserted that the Chinese peace plan for Ukraine is propaganda and emphasized that, on the topic of Taiwan, no use of force […]

China Italian

In the News

Feb 21, 2023

Assistant Director Kitsch Liao quoted in Financial Times on the impacts of Chinese spy balloons in Taiwanese airspace

On February 12, 2023, Global China Hub Assistant Director Kitsch Liao spoke to the Financial Times about the operational utility of Chinese spy balloons, especially those recently revealed to have made regular flights over Taiwan.

China Security & Defense

In the News

Jan 1, 2023

Assistant Director Kitsch Liao quoted in Financial Times on Taiwan’s military conscription reforms

On January 1, 2023, Global China Hub Assistant Director Kitsch Liao was quoted in the Financial Times, discussing Taiwan's extension of mandatory conscription from four months to one year.

China National Security

Issue Brief

Dec 20, 2022

Taiwan’s engagement with the world: Evaluating past hurdles, present complications, and future prospects

By Jessica Drun

Since Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) took office in May 2016, relations across the Taiwan Strait have grown increasingly tense—and even more so following the visit of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi in August 2022.

China International Organizations


Dec 5, 2022

Taiwan: The key to containing China in the Indo-Pacific

By John B. Barranco

2021-2022 Senior Marine Corps Fellow John Barranco considers the role of the US-Taiwanese relationship in deterring Chinese aggression and ways in which the United States can strengthen this relationship.

China Conflict

New Atlanticist

Nov 21, 2022

Our military insiders’ views of the new National Defense Strategy

By Atlantic Council military fellows

The Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security’s military fellows weighed in on the NDS, addressing potential gaps between budgets and strategy, and more.

Conflict Crisis Management

In the News

Nov 16, 2022

Roberts in Bloomberg, Foreign Affairs, and CNN

On November 15, IPSI Senior Fellow Dexter Tiff Roberts was featured in Foreign Affairs Asks the Experts, on whether the United States should adopt an official policy pledging the use of military force to defend Taiwan in the event of a Chinese invasion. On November 14, in a Bloomberg Businessweek Podcast, he shared his thoughts […]

China Defense Policy