Taiwan’s Role in the Breakout of the Taiwan Strait Crises: A Historical Perspective
There have been three serious crises in Taiwan: the first Taiwan Strait Crises in 1954-1955, the second in 1958 and the third in 1995-1996. It is well known that each Taiwan Strait Crises was, in essence, a domestic crisis occurring against a complicated international background. This paper examines the implications of the rule of Chiang Kai-shek and his son Chiang Ching-kuo in Taiwan (1950-1988) on the Taiwan Strait Crises, especially the third crises after the Cold War and the potential of future crises.
Risk Reduction and Crisis Management on the Korean Peninsula
The situation on the Korean Peninsula is inherently intertwined with the growing instability of the East Asian security environment, where high tensions significantly increase the risk of unintended incidents and armed […]
India in a world of asymmetrical multipolarity
In the past decade, the world has gathered an irreversible momentum in global geopolitical transitions, including the fragmentation and reconfiguration of the international order. This is largely due to the […]
Seoul’s Changing Indo-Pacific Manifesto and India: Policy Prescriptions for India-ROK Ties
Abstract: China’s stupendous rise and the subsequent rivalry with the US for global hegemony have forced countries to choose sides; caught between a rock and a hard place, middle powers […]