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2021/12/16 | Jonah Walters

Nicaragua’s Rejection of Taiwan Was Pragmatic — Not Principled

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.

2021/12/11 | Timothy S. Rich

What Nicaragua’s Shift Means — And What It Doesn’t.

Taiwan’s unofficial relations with countries like the U.S. provide far more to Taiwan’s political and economic security.

2021/12/10 | Deutsche Welle

Nicaragua Switches Official Allegiance to China From Taiwan

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.

2018/11/08 | Stellina Chen

CARTOON: Trump, Bolsonaro, and Taiwan's Looney Friends

Taiwan's 17 remaining official allies, along with its larger unofficial friends, make for strange bedfellows.

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?