Taiwan in the cross-Strait arms dynamics : Past and present
Date of Issue2014
S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies
The military confrontation between Taiwan and China used to be a famous example of arms dynamics, but the context has gradually changed from the 2000s (Buzan and Herring, 1 998: 80). This has occurred as Taipei’s recently lukewarm responses to the increasingly serious challenges from the People’s Liberation Army (PLA). According the recent military build-ups, Taiwan seems to shift to a denial-oriented strategy to counter China’s achieving aerial and naval superiorities; nevertheless, this new approach to the cross-Strait arms dynamics may be eclipsed by a range of issues.
DRNTU::Social sciences::Military and naval science
International journal of China studies
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