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What clues might China and Taiwan take from the Ukraine war? (Opinion)

29th April 2022 - 04:01 GMT | by The Geobukseon in Indo-Pacific


Assets like aircraft carriers give the PLA broader options to hit Taiwan from any direction.

Like it or not, the Russian invasion of Ukraine holds important lessons in Asia for an aggressive China and a defensive Taiwan.

Many were taken by surprise by President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine on 24 February. However, on the other side of the world, another authoritarian state has had its eyes focused on a neighbouring sovereign nation, its military busy making preparations for a potential attack.

That country is China, and the People’s Liberation Army (PLA) has been modernising at a ferocious pace so that it has all the necessary tools at its disposal to ‘solve the Taiwan issue’ once and for all.

Russia’s invasion showed the world that authoritarian leaders do not always act logically. And few countries are more

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The Geobukseon


The Geobukseon

Cracking open the hard shell of defence and security policy within the Asia Pacific , The Geobukseon …

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