Fu S. Mei is the Director of the Taiwan Security Analysis Center (TAISAC), a research and consulting practice with focus on Taiwan military and security issues, based in New York. He received a Political Science degree from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).
In mid-July, Taiwan published the 2011 edition of its defense white paper (“National Defense Report”). This was actually the third such document released in the last 38 months—the Ministry of
The third anniversary of Taiwan’s landmark 2008 presidential election, which brought the Kuomintang (KMT) back to power, is approaching. Since Ma Ying-Jeou’s inauguration in 2008, Taiwan has made significant progress
The Han Kuang (Han glory; HK) joint-force exercises have been an established institution of the Taiwanese military since 1984. The annual military training regime is divided into two phases: command