Defense Strategy and Capabilities

The International Security Program and the Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy lead CSIS’s defense strategy portfolio, including the global military balance, asymmetric warfare, and regional conflicts.

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Photo: CSIS iDeas Lab/Mapbox

Photo: CSIS iDeas Lab/Mapbox

How China Could Quarantine Taiwan: Mapping Out Two Possible Scenarios

There are worrying signs that China is training its forces to be able to conduct a law enforcement–led “quarantine” of Taiwan. This report lays out China’s potential motivations for a quarantine and maps out two plausible scenarios of how it could conduct operations.

Brief by Bonny Lin, Brian Hart, Matthew P. Funaiole, Samantha Lu, and Truly Tinsley — June 5, 2024

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Seth G. Jones
Senior Vice President; Harold Brown Chair; and Director, International Security Program
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Tom Karako
Senior Fellow, International Security Program and Director, Missile Defense Project
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Kathleen Mcinnis
Senior Fellow, International Security Program and Director, Smart Women, Smart Power Initiative
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Max Bergmann
Director, Europe, Russia, and Eurasia Program and Stuart Center
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Benjamin Jensen
Senior Fellow, Futures Lab, International Security Program