The wisdom of Solomons: Taiwan and China’s Pacific power play

Diplomacy Relations with China Taiwan Solomon Islands

The Solomon Islands government has decided to break diplomatic relations with the government of Taiwan in order to establish official ties with the People’s Republic of China. This decision deals a blow to both Taipei’s regional and global standing as well as diplomacy in the Pacific by Australia and the United States.

This article is based on the Little Red Podcast episode “Should I Stay or Should I Go Now? Inside the Solomons’ Big Switch.”

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