FLASHPOINT: Weekly U.S.-China Situation Report

A senior Chinese advisor on Taiwanese affairs said he believes that Beijing is altering and refining diplomatic and military tactics with an eye towards retaking the island nation by force. Li Yihu, the dean of Peking University’s Taiwan Studies Institute, said that China is reinforcing its “carrot and stick” strategy of dealing with forces in [...]


This brief appeared in the 22 March 2018 Strategic Intelligence Summary. Subscribers can read the entire report here.
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Samuel Culper is a former military intelligence NCO and contract Intelligence analyst. He spent three years in Iraq and Afghanistan and is now the intelligence and warfare researcher at Forward Observer.