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How China and Taiwan Became ‘Pawns’ in Solomon Islands’ Internal Dispute
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.

Taiwan Throws a Diplomatic Curveball by Establishing Ties With Somaliland
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.
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 President Apologizes After 28 Navy Sailors Infected in COVID-19 Cluster
April 22, 2020

Taiwan President Apologizes After 28 Navy Sailors Infected in COVID-19 Cluster

By Nick Aspinwall
Tsai Ing-wen vowed an investigation into Taiwan’s military, which lawmakers suspect failed to report COVID-19 cases on board a vessel returning from Palau.

Kiribati President Makes First Trip to China After Switch From Taiwan
January 07, 2020

Kiribati President Makes First Trip to China After Switch From Taiwan

By Shannon Tiezzi
Kiribati, the latest of Taiwan's former allies to switch to China, holds special significance for Beijing.

The TAIPEI Act Is an Act of Wishful Thinking
November 13, 2019

The TAIPEI Act Is an Act of Wishful Thinking

By Jansen Tham
The Act is unlikely to achieve its stated goal of expanding Taiwan's diplomatic space.

Perceiving China’s Influence in the Pacific: The Case of Solomon Islands
October 18, 2019

Perceiving China’s Influence in the Pacific: The Case of Solomon Islands

By Denghua Zhang
A closer look at the logic put forth by the Solomon Islands’ task force which examined the choice between Taiwan and China.
Will Beijing’s Taiwan Strategy Backfire?
September 24, 2019

Will Beijing’s Taiwan Strategy Backfire?

By Travis Sanderson
China’s strategy of global diplomatic isolation will harm Chinese interests in the long-run.

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.

How Pacific Islands Leverage the China-Taiwan Tug of War
August 01, 2019

How Pacific Islands Leverage the China-Taiwan Tug of War

By Alexandre Dayant
The Pacific is a diplomatic battlefield, with the island countries themselves as the main players.

Taiwan President to Stop in Denver as US-Taiwan Ties Strengthen
July 19, 2019

Taiwan President to Stop in Denver as US-Taiwan Ties Strengthen

By Nick Aspinwall
Tsai’s 2-day stopovers in New York and Denver have drawn significant attention as Taiwan seeks to leverage its bond with the US.
China’s Continued Courting of El Salvador
June 08, 2019

China’s Continued Courting of El Salvador

By Eleanor Albert
One year after El Salvador cut ties with Taiwan in favor of the mainland, the young relationship has taken an uneasy turn.

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