If you read “China” in Chinese, it actually means “Middle Kingdom.” It epitomizes why, politically and culturally, a significant proportion of the Chinese population believes that China is a superlative civilization that must restore itself to its “former glory.” Chinese emperors have fought for control of one of the longest-lasting empires on earth, from the mythical Read More…
In this article, Research Analyst Andrew Erskine examines the recent trip to Taiwan by an all-party Canadian delegation. Specifically, he examines whether the trip offers a new glimpse into Canadian diplomatic thinking, one that is moving past megaphone diplomacy, for the country’s forthcoming Indo-Pacific strategy.
Can Canada expect increased friction with Beijing? Following the 20th Party Congress, Canada is right to be concerned about China.
In this special report, Junior Research Fellow Andrew Erskine explores how NATO-Japanese relations are key for upholding a rules-based order in the Indo-Pacific. In particular, Andrew identifies how Japan, back with NATO’s diplomatic experience, can bring together Indo-Pacific nations that do not desire a bipolar order dominated by Sino-US great power competition.
In this article, Junior Research Fellow Andrew Erskine identifies how a contentious Indo-Pacific can strategically maneuver NATO to preserve transatlantic prosperity by renewing its resiliency to Chinese cyber and economic coercion.
Rejecting popular theories, Arjun Singh refutes the existence of a ‘military-industrial complex’ in the United States.
Will Trump’s words and Putin’s actions cause Europe to harden defences?
How the courts attempt to reel in a giant have affected Taiwan
An interview with Director-General Catherine Y. M. Hsu of Taipei’s Economic and Cultural Office in Toronto
David Sutton discusses the complexities of providing military equipment to Taiwan in the face of technological rivalry and political pressure from Beijing.