September 02, 2021
The Somaliland Connection: Taiwan’s Return to Africa?
By Jean-Pierre Cabestan
Taiwan's new representative office in Hargeisa not only gives Taipei another connection to the African continent, but also establishes a new model of relations that could be extended to other states.
July 10, 2020
Taiwan Throws a Diplomatic Curveball by Establishing Ties With Somaliland
By Nick Aspinwall
Taiwan’s decision to establish relations with the unrecognized state – with a probable eye on formalizing country-to-country ties – is an unusually audacious move.
May 03, 2019
The X Factor in China-UAE Relations: The Horn of Africa
By Samuel Ramani
From port competition to the Somaliland issue, China and the UAE's conflicting interests in the region are not easy to reconcile.