The Taiwan Election, the Chinese Communist Threat, and the Future of US-Taiwan Relations—Ian Easton

January 18, 2020 Updated: January 29, 2020

Just what is the significance of the recent Taiwan elections, with incumbent president Tsai Ing Wen winning by a landslide? Why is Taiwan critical to the power balance in Asia?

In what ways has the Chinese Communist Party engaged in information warfare against Taiwan? How is the Chinese regime using similar tactics across the globe?

And, why is the Chinese communist regime fixated on conquering Taiwan? And how has the People’s Liberation Army been gearing up for it?

This is American Thought Leaders 🇺🇸, and I’m Jan Jekielek.

In this episode, we’ll sit down with Ian Easton, senior director at the Project 2049 Institute, a nonprofit think tank focused on security issues in the Indo-Pacific region, and author of “The Chinese Invasion Threat: Taiwan’s Defense and American Strategy in Asia.”

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