Aug. 4, 2022

Special CURRENT EVENTS Episode: Why hasn’t the PRC invaded Taiwan?

Special CURRENT EVENTS Episode: Why hasn’t the PRC invaded Taiwan?

We've gotten so many questions from Formosa Files listeners about the threat of a Chinese invasion of Taiwan that we thought we'd do a round-up of previous attempts, fill in some history from 1949 to 2014 or so, and tell you why invading Taiwan isn't an easy mission... for the PLA of China, or any military, for that matter.


Cover image via Reuters 

Check out this article from the Taiwan News

Below: Graphic from Bloomberg article

Check out IAN EASTON's BOOK "The Chinese Invasion Threat" HERE

Former Formosa Files Episodes on this topic: 

S1-E7 - Luzon or Formosa? - Taiwan Dodges WWII Invasion

S1-E6 - Big Crises on Tiny Islands