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How Pacific Islands Leverage the China-Taiwan Tug of War
August 01, 2019
How Pacific Islands Leverage the China-Taiwan Tug of War
The Pacific is a diplomatic battlefield, with the island countries themselves as the main players.
How Pacific Islands Leverage the China-Taiwan Tug of War
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
Tsai’s 2-day stopovers in New York and Denver have drawn significant attention as Taiwan seeks to leverage its bond with the US.
Taiwan President to Stop in Denver as US-Taiwan Ties Strengthen
China’s Continued Courting of El Salvador
June 08, 2019
China’s Continued Courting of El Salvador
One year after El Salvador cut ties with Taiwan in favor of the mainland, the young relationship has taken an uneasy turn.
China’s Continued Courting of El Salvador
Can the US Help Taiwan Keep Its Remaining Diplomatic Relationships?
May 30, 2019
Can the US Help Taiwan Keep Its Remaining Diplomatic Relationships?
Taiwan has lost five partners to China since 2016. Washington might be able to help stem the tide.
Can the US Help Taiwan Keep Its Remaining Diplomatic Relationships?
Taiwan’s Presidential Frontrunners Just Tested Very Different Foreign Waters
March 29, 2019
Taiwan’s Presidential Frontrunners Just Tested Very Different Foreign Waters
President Tsai Ing-wen visited Taiwan’s Pacific diplomatic allies, while Han Kuo-yu stopped in Hong Kong, Macau, and China.
Taiwan’s Presidential Frontrunners Just Tested Very Different Foreign Waters
Invite President Tsai Before Congress? Not a Wise Move.
February 12, 2019
Invite President Tsai Before Congress? Not a Wise Move.
The risks for Taiwan and the U.S. far outweigh the benefits.
Invite President Tsai Before Congress? Not a Wise Move.
Explaining China’s Latest Catch in Africa
January 16, 2019
Explaining China’s Latest Catch in Africa
In Burkina Faso, peer pressure – not just checkbook diplomacy – helped motivate the switch from Taiwan.
Explaining China’s Latest Catch in Africa
Xi Arrives in Papua New Guinea for First-Ever Visit by a Chinese President
November 16, 2018
Xi Arrives in Papua New Guinea for First-Ever Visit by a Chinese President
Xi Jinping hopes to defend – and expand – China’s role in the Pacific.
Xi Arrives in Papua New Guinea for First-Ever Visit by a Chinese President
What the China-Vatican Deal Means for Taiwan
September 21, 2018
What the China-Vatican Deal Means for Taiwan
A reported agreement could spell trouble for Taipei -- and China's Catholics.
What the China-Vatican Deal Means for Taiwan
Is the US Ready to Stand Up for Taiwan Against China?
September 10, 2018
Is the US Ready to Stand Up for Taiwan Against China?
The U.S. recalls diplomats in three nations that recently switched allegiance from Taipei to Beijing.
Is the US Ready to Stand Up for Taiwan Against China?
Is eSwatini on the Brink of Cutting Ties With Taiwan?
September 04, 2018
Is eSwatini on the Brink of Cutting Ties With Taiwan?
A new report says eSwatini is trying to establish diplomatic ties with China.
Is eSwatini on the Brink of Cutting Ties With Taiwan?
Why Diplomatic Allies Matter to Taiwan
August 30, 2018
Why Diplomatic Allies Matter to Taiwan
And why a new Monroe Doctrine won’t help Taiwan in its battle for diplomatic survival.
Why Diplomatic Allies Matter to Taiwan
Taiwan’s Growing Diplomatic Isolation
August 22, 2018
Taiwan’s Growing Diplomatic Isolation
The number of countries maintaining diplomatic ties with Taiwan continues to dwindle.
Taiwan’s Growing Diplomatic Isolation
Days After Tsai Ing-wen Wraps Up Houston Stopover, Taiwan Loses Another Ally to China
August 21, 2018
Days After Tsai Ing-wen Wraps Up Houston Stopover, Taiwan Loses Another Ally to China
Cutting ties with Taiwan, the Republic of El Salvador established diplomatic relations with China.
Days After Tsai Ing-wen Wraps Up Houston Stopover, Taiwan Loses Another Ally to China
How Taiwan Competes With China in the Pacific
August 09, 2018
How Taiwan Competes With China in the Pacific
Taiwan is an active player in the Pacific, home to many of its remaining diplomatic allies.
How Taiwan Competes With China in the Pacific
China Puts the Squeeze on Taiwan
May 25, 2018
China Puts the Squeeze on Taiwan
The loss of yet another diplomatic ally -- Burkina Faso -- is just the tip of the iceberg.
China Puts the Squeeze on Taiwan
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