The Tsai Ing-wen administration of Taiwan has taken a different approach in various defense policies compared to its predecessor. Several military build-up projects are aimed at strengthening Taiwan’s defense in the context of China’s rising military power, but they are unlikely to significantly ameliorate the island’s inferior military status, due to several vulnerabilities.
Taiwan’s Defense under the Tsai Administration
Shang-su Wu is a Research Fellow at the S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He is the author of The Defence Capabilities of Small States: Singapore and Taiwan’s Responses to Strategic Desperation (London: Palgrave, 2016). Email: <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
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Shang-su Wu; Taiwan’s Defense under the Tsai Administration. Asian Survey 1 August 2018; 58 (4): 704–725. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/as.2018.58.4.704
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