TAIWAN CONSIDERS ACTIVE DEFENSE

Publication: China Brief Volume: 3 Issue: 2

by Richard D. Fisher, Jr.

In an effort to counter the continued build-up of China’s offensive missile and air power, Taiwan is again considering developing its own “active defense”–that is, the ability to attack select PLA capabilities as part of an overall “defensive” strategy. But this time it would prefer a U.S. “blessing.”

RESTRAINING TAIWAN