Dr. Harris introduces this issue of Indo-Pacific Perspectives, tackling the topic of Taiwan.
This article examines why the US commitment to Taiwan is “rock-solid” and why it must remain so.
March 2021 Full Issue
Book Review: China’s Crisis of Success, by William H. Overholt. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018. 304 pp.
India’s and China’s differing demographics can shift the Indo- Pacific’s security environment toward a position more favorable to the United States via economic and social factors. China’s demographic boom is starting to conclude, and internal forces may bring about change favorable to US interests in the region. Meanwhile, India’s demographic dividend could soon be collected if the Indian government prepares its country.
This article contends it is time for Pakistan to take a realistic stock of the ground realities of post-imbroglio Kashmir.
There are signs of systemic weakness and rising risk to the global community as China expands its market share and competes globally in the finance and information communications technology (ICT) sectors. There is the specter of an immediate pandemic in global finance and an emergent pandemic in ICTs. These pandemics may even coincide. However, both directly point back to China, as did the coronavirus pandemic. The symptoms of these two diseases are not overtly apparent. Based on reporting from Chinese sources, China appears to be at best “healthy” and at worst “asymptomatic.”
The views and opinions expressed or implied in JIPA are those of the authors and should not be construed as carrying the official sanction of the Department of Defense, Air Force, Air Education and Training Command, Air University, or other agencies or departments of the US government or their international equivalents.