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By ending its diplomatic relations with Taiwan, the Ortega administration has unambiguously, and perhaps irrevocably, disconnected itself from what was previously its single most significant source of aid revenue.
Nicaragua was among a handful of countries that officially recognized Taiwan. While the Central American nation’s relations with the U.S. have soured, Taiwan’s relations with the U.S. have only grown.
How can Tsai Ing-wen possibly rope her 18 remaining diplomatic allies into a 'democratic coalition' to oppose China when they themselves are hardly functioning democracies?