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Brian Davis

Retired U.S. Army Foreign Area Officer

Brian Davis is a Ph.D student at George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government. He is a retired U.S. Army Foreign Area Officer who holds a M.A. in International Relations and International Management from Troy University; a M.A. in Applied Mathematics from University of Maryland, College Park; and a B.S. from the United States Military Academy at West Point. Brian is also a Defense Language Institute graduate in Spanish and Mandarin.

Taiwan Wants Paladins. Congress Should Say No

Taipei’s only hope for an effective defense is not armor but asymmetry.


The Defense Reforms Taiwan Needs

Taipei must stop buying the wrong weapons, restart work on its new strategy, and overhaul its reserve force.