January 16, 2019
Explaining China’s Latest Catch in Africa
By Oana Burcu and Eloïse Bertrand
In Burkina Faso, peer pressure – not just checkbook diplomacy – helped motivate the switch from Taiwan.
August 22, 2018
Taiwan’s Growing Diplomatic Isolation
By Shin Kawashima
The number of countries maintaining diplomatic ties with Taiwan continues to dwindle.
May 25, 2018
China Puts the Squeeze on Taiwan
By Shannon Tiezzi
The loss of yet another diplomatic ally -- Burkina Faso -- is just the tip of the iceberg.
May 20, 2011
Asia Eyes Burkina Faso
The West may be focused on unrest in the Arab World. But Asian nations like China are also watching Burkina Faso.