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2019/04/26 | Taiwan Insight
What Do Burkina Faso and eSwatini Tell Us About Taiwanese Diplomacy?
Taiwan lost one sub-Saharan African ally in 2018, but it's gripping tightly onto another.
2019/03/18 | The Interpreter
Solomon Islands May Be Considering a Diplomatic Switch From Taiwan to China
Prime Minister Rick Hou’s political party has said it will review Solomon Islands relations with Taiwan if elected, raising the possibility of a switch to China.
2018/12/12 | R. Evan Ellis
ANALYSIS: Taiwan's Diplomatic Struggle in Latin America
As the potential of a KMT government in 2020 looms large in the thinking of Latin American governments loyal to Taipei, the US has an important role to play in the continuance of Taiwan's diplomatic presence in the region.
2018/09/28 | Taiwan Insight
The 'Realist' Case for the US to Keep Supporting Taiwan
Some US commentators have called for the US to be 'realistic' and compromise with China on Taiwan. But supporting Taiwan is the truly realistic option.
2018/08/20 | Antonio C. Hsiang
Meet the Monarchs and Dictators of Tsai Ing-wen’s ‘Alliance of Democratic Values’
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?
China's Taiwan Squeeze Continues: Trade Office in Ecuador Forced to Change Name
The name changes are widely seen as part of China's stepped-up efforts to pressure Taiwan since the administration of President Tsai Ing-wen took office.
2017/06/23 | Yuan-Ming Chiao
Panama Braces for Chinese Tourist Boom
Industry insiders expect red tape to be slashed, easing the way for more Chinese tourists to visit the Central American nation that straddles two oceans with its renowned canal.
Time to End Checkbook Diplomacy, Taiwan
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.