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Taiwan Loses 2 Diplomatic Allies, Wins US Support Ahead of Crucial Presidential Election
September 26, 2019

Taiwan Loses 2 Diplomatic Allies, Wins US Support Ahead of Crucial Presidential Election

By Nick Aspinwall
The diplomatic defections of Kiribati and the Solomon Islands were followed by a strong statement of U.S. support for Taiwan.

US Blustering at Taiwan’s Departing Allies Won’t Work
September 25, 2019

US Blustering at Taiwan’s Departing Allies Won’t Work

By Jonathan Stutte
If the United States wants to defend Taiwan, it might consider avenues that refrain from signaling disregard for a delicate security architecture in the Pacific.
Taiwan Hosts Top Solomon Islands Official Amid Reports of a Diplomatic Switch to Beijing
September 10, 2019

Taiwan Hosts Top Solomon Islands Official Amid Reports of a Diplomatic Switch to Beijing

By Nick Aspinwall
Solomon islands foreign minister visits Taipei days after a report said a diplomatic switch to Beijing was imminent.

China and Taiwan on the Mind as Australia’s Morrison Heads to the Solomon Islands
May 29, 2019

China and Taiwan on the Mind as Australia’s Morrison Heads to the Solomon Islands

By Grant Wyeth
Finding a position respectful of Honiara that also maintains Canberra’s strategic desires will require a deft touch.

Riots in the Solomon Islands Greet Returned Prime Minister
May 01, 2019

Riots in the Solomon Islands Greet Returned Prime Minister

By Grant Wyeth
After a calm election, frustrations flared as Manasseh Sogavare returned, for the fourth time, to the prime ministership.

A Smooth Solomon Islands Election
April 05, 2019

A Smooth Solomon Islands Election

By Grant Wyeth
Although counting continues, it seems that the first post-RAMSI election has been a success.

Australia's Pacific Step-Up: More Than Just Talk
February 08, 2019

Australia's Pacific Step-Up: More Than Just Talk

By Grant Wyeth
Australia's Pacific outreach is picking up steam.
How Taiwan Competes With China in the Pacific
August 09, 2018

How Taiwan Competes With China in the Pacific

By Alexandre Dayant and Jonathan Pryke
Taiwan is an active player in the Pacific, home to many of its remaining diplomatic allies.

UN Recommends Graduating 2 Pacific Island States From the LDC Category
March 23, 2018

UN Recommends Graduating 2 Pacific Island States From the LDC Category

By Grant Wyeth
The UN recommended recently that Solomon Islands and Kiribati be removed from the least developed country (LDC) list.

At Melanesian Spearhead Group, the Question of West Papuan Membership Lingers
February 16, 2018

At Melanesian Spearhead Group, the Question of West Papuan Membership Lingers

By Grant Wyeth
The MSG will deliberate the United Liberation Movement for West Papua’s application, but some worry about angering Indonesia.

An Indigenous Perspective on World War II’s Solomon Islands Campaign
February 07, 2018

An Indigenous Perspective on World War II’s Solomon Islands Campaign

By Catherine Putz
Anna Annie Kwai’s new book brings indigenous wartime contributions and experiences to the forefront.
RAMSI Ends: What’s Next for the Solomon Islands?
June 30, 2017

RAMSI Ends: What’s Next for the Solomon Islands?

By Grant Wyeth
The mission was devised not simply as a peacekeeping operation, but as a program to rebuild the state.

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