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2018/10/21 | Taiwan Insight
The Taiwan Coast Guard's South China Sea Challenge
Taiwan is bulking up its coast guard, but the scope of ROC territory necessitates some tough decisions for its commanders.
2017/06/23 | Stellina Chen
CARTOON: Who Are Taiwan's Remaining Diplomatic Allies?
Panama severed ties with Taipei earlier this month. Who are Taiwan's remaining 20 diplomatic allies?
2017/01/14 | James Baron
Dark Shadows and New Hope: Taiwan and El Salvador
'Taiwan's questionable role in Salvadoran politics is not limited to this dark period of the country's modern history.'
2018/07/13 | East Asia Forum
ANALYSIS: Chinese Arms Sales Are Not a Diplomatic Weapon
China has not increased its arms exports to Belt and Road partners, nor has it penetrated markets traditionally reliant on Western suppliers.
2017/07/21 | Dr Anthony Bergin
Beneath the Surface: Fisheries Diplomacy and the South China Sea
The dynamiting of reefs, plus overfishing, illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing, and the impacts of climate change are all having an impact on fish stocks in the contested waters of the South China Sea. Anthony Bergin takes a look at what Australia could do about it.
2016/12/18 | James Baron
All Eyes Return to Gambia
Could Gambia’s opportunistic streak see it shun China and return as a diplomatic ally of Taiwan?
2016/09/06 | Gary Rawnsley
Taiwan’s Trouble Talking to the World
Taiwan faces an uphill struggle in communicating with the world; it is essential that the appropriate bureaucratic structures are put in place to make facing that struggle a little easier.
2018/03/16 | Colin Alexander
OPINION: Taiwan's Diplomatic Isolation Is a Blessing in Disguise
If Taiwan was part of the international club, would the country have the progressive stance and freedoms it now enjoys?
2017/05/07 | Wang Chao
How Archeologists Became China’s Newest Diplomats
After years of isolation, the country’s scientists are heading abroad to dig up the past, while building future relationships.
2018/05/27 | David Green
Taiwan 'Outraged' as Burkina Faso Signs Communique with China
Taiwan vocalizes its frustration at China's ongoing efforts to throttle its international agency.
2016/08/21 | Robert E Kelly
North Korea: A Realistic Path to Regime Change
North Korea cannot survive on its own; it has always required a foreign patron. This is a weakness that can be exploited.
2016/08/29 | The Japan Times
OPINION: Northeast Asia Tensions Rise amid Diplomatic Vacuum
Japan, China and South Korea need to realize that tensions over their differences rise in the absence of top-level diplomatic contacts.
2016/08/30 | Michael Reilly
Taiwan and the Catholic Church
Taiwan’s relationship with the Catholic church, while good, can hardly be described as strong.
2017/01/12 | Olivia Yang
Nigeria Orders Closure of Taiwan Office in Capital
'Taiwan will stop enjoying any privileges because it is not a country that is recognized under international law and under the position we have taken internationally we recognize the people of China,' said Nigeria's foreign minister.
2016/10/12 | The Japan Times
OPINION: UN Secretary-General Choice Disappointing for Women
The failure to follow through on the expectation that the next U.N. secretary-general would be a woman is a reminder of the flaws in that selection process and the glass ceiling that more than half the world's population continues to confront.
2016/09/02 | Mo Tz-pin
Mixed Reactions to Taiwan’s New Top China Negotiator
The Tsai administration has appointed a new head for the Straits Exchange Foundation in hopes for improving cross-Strait exchange.