April 05, 2022
The China-Solomon Islands Security Deal Changes Everything
By Patricia O’Brien
The security pact is set to ratchet up the strategic tensions both in the Solomon Islands and in the wider Indo-Pacific.
December 11, 2021
Taiwan Strait Geopolitics and Violence in the Solomon Islands
By Ankit Panda, Catherine Putz, and Ankit Panda
The hosts discuss the late-2021 violence in the Solomon Islands and the U.S.-hosted Summit for Democracy.
November 29, 2021
Foreign Intervention Complicates Solomon Islands Unrest
By Cleo Paskal
The problem was sparked by perceived CCP interference. It can’t be solved by Australia taking a similarly heavy hand.
October 23, 2020
US Aid Pledge to Pro-Taiwan Solomon Islands Province Raises Eyebrows
By Joshua Mcdonald
The $25 million in aid to Malaita has sparked concerns that Washington is aid for geopolitical gain vis-a-vis China.
September 09, 2020
How China and Taiwan Became ‘Pawns’ in Solomon Islands’ Internal Dispute
By Grant Wyeth
The question of recognizing China vs. Taiwan has been weaponized in a long-standing dispute between Malaita and the central Solomon Islands government.