The "Third China" in the 21st Century


2002: Parsing the U.S.-Taiwan "Alliance"

July 20, 2002
Issues and Studies

 The U.S.-Taiwan Alliance: Who’s in Charge?*

 by John J. Tkacik


Text: Former AIT Director Bill Stanton Speech on Taiwan's Future

March 15, 2013
World Taiwanese Congress

National Security and Taiwan's Future
Remarks by William A. Stanton
World Taiwanese Congress
Taipei, Taiwan
March 15, 2013

Thank you, Dr. Kao, President of the Formosan Association for Public Affairs, for your kind introduction. And special thanks to Ms. Susan Chang, convener of the World Taiwanese Congress, for inviting me to attend this year's conference to address the critical issue of Taiwan's national security. …. [Acknowledge other VIPs]….. ladies and gentlemen, ….. Good Morning!

New Bengbu Class: Light Guided Missile Corvette

March 14, 2013
People's Daily - Page 2

New Class of Naval Corvette: the ‘Bengbu’ joins the fleet

《 人民日报 》( 2013年03月14日 02 版)

The first of the PLA fleet’s light guided missile corvettes was launched at a ceremony at Zhoushan, Zhejiang (March 13), marking the entry of this class of warship into naval service. The Bengbu is China’s newest class of vessels which boasts a spectrum of armaments, its major job is patrol, alert and protection, which it can do solo or in cooperation with other military units, in antisubmarine warfare and surface warfare missions

Remarks on Technology Transfer from Taiwan to China: Is there a Risk?

March 13, 2013
China Business Intelligence

University of Denver
April 4, 2003

Remarks on Technology Transfer from Taiwan to China: Is there a Risk?

by John J. Tkacik, Jr.

For two decades, American foreign policy operated on the premise that trade with China would have an inevitable liberalizing effect. This persisted after the Tiananmen crisis, and even after the 1996 Taiwan Strait missile crisis when Beijing attempted to intimidate Taiwanese voters from casting ballots for President Lee Teng-hui. It was at the foundation of Clinton's China policy and apparently undergirds the Bush policy as well.

America's Stake in Taiwan

January 11, 2007
Heritage Foundation Backgrounder

 The United States and Taiwan have maintained a remarkable security partnership in the Western Pacific for over a half century, but today this partner­ship is in peril.

Technology Leadership, Economic Power and National Security: The China Factor

October 31, 2008
China Business Intelligence

  Remarks at the Heritage Foundation - October 23, 2008

The "ASL" as the "Anti-TRA": China's Anti-secession Law and the impact on U.S. Relations with Taiwan.

March 13, 2009
China Business Intelligence

Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica,

Taipei, Taiwan

By John J. Tkacik, Jr.

China's industrial might

April 19, 2010
The Washington Post

 China's industrial might

April 19, 2010, page A-14

Stop Underestimating China's Military

September 4, 2012
The Washington Post




Taiwan's Missile Referendum

January 21, 2004
The Heritage Foundation


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