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- Checkbook diplomacy
- Taiwan diplomatic allies
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China has overtaken the U.S. with the largest diplomatic network in the 2019 Lowy Institute Global Diplomacy Index.
Taiwan’s checkbook diplomacy is at best a short-term response limited to a handful of poor countries and discourages deeper substantive relations, argue international relations experts Timothy S. Rich and Vasabjit Banerjee.