Guatemala’s Decision: Exploring What China and Taiwan Actually Offer
By Hunter Sosby and Jalen Zeman
Among many important issues, the incoming Arévalo administration is weighing Guatemala’s historical diplomatic recognition of Taiwan with a desire to expand commercial relations with China.
Nauru Switches Ties From Taipei to Beijing
By Dechlan Brennan
In the immediate aftermath of Taiwan’s elections, in which the DPP retained the presidency, Nauru announced its decision to establish diplomatic relations with China.
Beyond the Battlefield: China’s Quiet Bid to Sway Taiwan’s 2024 Election (and Future)
By Shaoyu Yuan and Jun Xiang
In the psychological sense, China’s “invasion” of Taiwan is well underway.
Is North Macedonia Poised to Reboot Its ‘Taiwan Adventure?’
By James Baron
The nation's brief recognition of Taiwan is a case study in corruption and checkbook diplomacy, leaving a black mark on public opinion. Can relations make a new start?
The Trouble With Taiwan’s Diplomatic Allies
By Ross Feingold
All too often, Taiwan looks the other way as its formal partners commit human rights abuses.
Taiwan’s Future in Latin America
Patricio Giusto, Julieta Heduvan, and Brian Hioe discuss the future of Taiwan's diplomatic recognition in Latin America.
Taiwan’s Foreign Policy Shift to Unofficial Ties Needs a Balanced Strategy
By Ray Wang
Taiwan’s public is increasingly apathetic about the count of diplomatic allies. But can Taiwan afford to give up these partnerships?
Honduras’ China Switch and the Aftershocks
By Wang Linbin
Honduras has officially terminated diplomatic relations with Taipei and embraced Beijing instead. Given China’s positioning in Latin America, this is not an isolated event.
Honduras Announces Intention to Drop Taiwan, Recognize China
By Brian Hioe
President Xiomara Castro is making good on a campaign promise to switch diplomatic recognition to China.
How Taiwan Become a Key Issue in Paraguay’s Presidential Election
By Julieta Heduvan and Juan Manuel Harán
With economic pressure building for a change, Paraguay’s presidential race could determine the future of Taiwan’s presence in South America.
Taiwan’s Diplomatic Crossroads
By Wang Linbin
Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan in August 2022 provoked a flurry of visitors from liberal democracies. Will Taiwan prioritize these countries over its formal diplomatic allies?
The South American Election That Has Taiwan Scrambling
By Gabriel Cohen
Paraguay’s upcoming election in late April could see the country establish ties with China at long last. Taipei is predictably worried.