A pilot from the People’s Liberation Army Eastern Theatre Command takes part in joint exercises around Taiwan on August 7. Photo: Xinhua via AP
A pilot from the People’s Liberation Army Eastern Theatre Command takes part in joint exercises around Taiwan on August 7. Photo: Xinhua via AP
Chen Gong
Opinion

Opinion

Chen Gong

How PLA military drills around Taiwan weaken the US’ Indo-Pacific strategy

  • In simulating a blockade of Taiwan, Beijing took advantage of a rare strategic window of opportunity to seize the geopolitical upper hand, striking at the heart of US influence in the region

A pilot from the People’s Liberation Army Eastern Theatre Command takes part in joint exercises around Taiwan on August 7. Photo: Xinhua via AP
A pilot from the People’s Liberation Army Eastern Theatre Command takes part in joint exercises around Taiwan on August 7. Photo: Xinhua via AP
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