Paul Huang is a journalist and research fellow with the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation. He is currently based in Taipei, Taiwan.
Taiwan’s Military Has Flashy American Weapons but No Ammo (in Foreign Policy): https://foreignpolicy.com/2020/08/20/taiwan-military-flashy-american-weapons-no-ammo/
Taiwan’s Military Is a Hollow Shell (Foreign Policy):
Audio-only and transcript:
Steve and Paul discuss:
1:44 Paul’s background; the Green Party (DPP) and Blue Party (KMT) in Taiwan
4:40 How the Taiwanese people view themselves vs mainland Chinese
15:02 Taiwan taboos: politics and military preparedness
15:27 Effect of Ukraine conflict on Taiwanese opinion
29:56 Lack of realistic military planning
37:20 Is there a political solution to reunification with China? What influence does the U.S. have?
51:34 The likelihood of peaceful reunification of Taiwan and China
56:45 Honest views on Taiwanese and U.S. military readiness for a conflict with China