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by | Feb 2, 2023

South Korea is in the midst of a defining moment in its 75-year history. As President Yoon Suk-yeol pointed out in early January, North Korea’s increasing nuclear stockpile is a threat to South Korea’s national sovereignty. If Pyongyang continues this…

by | Jan 26, 2023

Taiwan sits barely 100 miles off China’s coast and is increasingly vulnerable to attack by Beijing. America’s ambiguous, uncertain promise to defend the island will become increasingly difficult to back with military force. Imagine China attempting to defend Cuba from…

by | Jan 10, 2023

On Sunday, China conducted yet another large-scale naval and air exercise around the island of Taiwan. CNN reports that 28 Chinese warplanes crossed the median line of the Taiwan Strait, and a total of 57 Chinese planes — including Su-30…

by | Jan 10, 2023

The future has been written by a video game. The United States will win a war against China, but only after the countries bleed each other dry, following an attempt by China to invade Taiwan. The Center for Strategic and…

by | Jan 4, 2023

A coming crisis over Taiwan is now popularly treated as a foregone conclusion. China is increasing its military budget, expanding its fleet, and securing regional allies, all the while saber-rattling over its small democratic neighbor. But uncertainty still underpins the…

by | Dec 26, 2022

Just one day after China sent 71 warplanes and seven warships toward Taiwan, the National Interest published a propaganda piece by China’s ambassador to the United States, Qin Gang, that pledged “mutual respect, peaceful coexistence, and win-win cooperation.” At least 47…

by | Dec 18, 2022

On Friday, Japan released its new national security strategy, which the Financial Times characterizes as overturning “six decades of postwar security policy and arm[ing] itself with one of the world’s largest defense budgets to counter ‘an unprecedented and the greatest…

by | Dec 16, 2022

On the Real Clear Defense website, Seth Cropsey, a former naval officer who served as deputy undersecretary of the Navy in the Reagan and Bush 41 administrations, and who is the author of Mayday: The Decline of American Naval Supremacy…

by | Dec 5, 2022

Steven Mosher, author of Bully of Asia — a book that contends that the Chinese Communist Party under President Xi Jinping seeks to “continuously expand its power to achieve [global] hegemony” — recently reached out to four of his friends…

by | Nov 28, 2022

Soviet leader Vladimir Lenin contemptuously called Western intellectuals who unwittingly served communist objectives “useful idiots.” Ohio State University political science professor and Cato Institute senior fellow John Mueller may be auditioning for that role with his article in the National Interest…

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