Taiwan, China, and the Poison Frog Strategy

November 17, 2021 00:58:53
Taiwan, China, and the Poison Frog Strategy
Modern War Institute
Taiwan, China, and the Poison Frog Strategy
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Show Notes

In this episode, John Amble speaks with Chris Dougherty of the Center for a New American Security. He and his colleagues recently conducted a wargame that sought to identify what strategic options the United States and Taiwan have to deter a particular fait accompli move by China against Taiwan. What they found as the best option is something they describe as “the poison frog strategy.” Listen as he describes what that entails, and why it's the most viable means of implementing deterrence against China.

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