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Is Taiwan’s International Space Expanding or Contracting?
December 14, 2021

Is Taiwan’s International Space Expanding or Contracting?

By Gerrit van der Wees
Last week illustrated two opposing trends: Taiwan lost a diplomatic ally in Nicaragua, but had the spotlight at the U.S. Summit for Democracy.

US Lawmakers Visit Taiwan Amid Flurry of Diplomatic Activity
November 18, 2021

US Lawmakers Visit Taiwan Amid Flurry of Diplomatic Activity

By Brian Hioe
The trip came amid a busy diplomatic stretch, including Taiwan-Europe exchanges as well as the Biden-Xi phone call.
The Somaliland Connection: Taiwan’s Return to Africa?
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.

The Strange Saga of Taiwan’s Short-Lived Office in Guyana
February 05, 2021

The Strange Saga of Taiwan’s Short-Lived Office in Guyana

By Shannon Tiezzi
The closing of the office was a classic example of how U.S.-China rivalry served to complicate what should have been an innocuous diplomatic agreement.

Perfecting Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy
February 05, 2021

Perfecting Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy

By Sana Hashmi
Taiwan’s foreign policy focus needs a firmer people-centric dimension to fully realize its ambitions.

China Tried to Pry India and Taiwan Apart. They Only Grew Closer.
October 17, 2020

China Tried to Pry India and Taiwan Apart. They Only Grew Closer.

By Nick Aspinwall
China told Indian media not to call Taiwan a country ahead of its national day. It became the perfect opportunity for Taiwan and India to celebrate their friendship.

Is Taiwan Looking to Diversify Its Defense Partnerships? 
May 20, 2020

Is Taiwan Looking to Diversify Its Defense Partnerships? 

By Eleanor Albert
While the U.S. remains far and away Taiwan's biggest source of arms, other countries could be important partners as well.
Taiwan’s Medical Diplomacy in the Caribbean: A Final Stand Against Beijing?
May 11, 2020

Taiwan’s Medical Diplomacy in the Caribbean: A Final Stand Against Beijing?

By Jared Ward
Taiwan’s aid in the COVID-19 fight could be its best chance at keeping its remaining diplomatic allies.

Taiwan Will Donate 10 Million Masks in Bid to Aid Global Coronavirus Response
April 04, 2020

Taiwan Will Donate 10 Million Masks in Bid to Aid Global Coronavirus Response

By Nick Aspinwall
The masks will go to the U.S. and EU countries, along with Taiwan’s 15 diplomatic allies. Future mask donations will target South and Southeast Asian nations.

How Does Asia Think About Taiwan and Its New Southbound Policy?
February 26, 2020

How Does Asia Think About Taiwan and Its New Southbound Policy?

By Jeremy Huai-Che Chiang
Attempting to gauge public sentiments in Asian countries toward Taiwan and its outreach attempts.

Taiwan: The Tsai Doctrine
January 07, 2020

Taiwan: The Tsai Doctrine

By Nick Aspinwall
Under President Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan has turned away from China and embraced the rest of the world. But the country has found out the hard way that diplomacy can carry moral cost.
Invite to President Tsai From US Senators Met With Cautious Skepticism in Taiwan
February 15, 2019

Invite to President Tsai From US Senators Met With Cautious Skepticism in Taiwan

By Nick Aspinwall
Prominent observers and scholars are worried now is not the time to push for a radical paradigm shift in the unofficial U.S.-Taiwan relationship.

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