Ian C. Forsyth
Lead Analyst, United States Special Operations Command Pacific (SOCPAC)
Jul 13 , 2018
By hosting a two-week defense forum in Beijing, the People’s Republic of China is establishing itself as a key player and partner not just in the economic arena in Africa, but also in the military-diplomatic arena as well. Will this yield positive results for Beijing, and if so, how deep and broad will they ultimately be?
Apr 24 , 2018
The PRC’s Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) recently announced the so-called “31 Measures” relating to working relations with Taiwanese entities. But how genuine are these offers, and will winning wallets lead to winning hearts and minds, to paraphrase Lyndon Johnson?