Members of a pro-independence group march with flags of Taiwan around pro-China demonstrators holding a rally calling for peaceful reunification, in Taipei on May 14. Photo: Reuters Members of a pro-independence group march with flags of Taiwan around pro-China demonstrators holding a rally calling for peaceful reunification, in Taipei on May 14. Photo: Reuters
Members of a pro-independence group march with flags of Taiwan around pro-China demonstrators holding a rally calling for peaceful reunification, in Taipei on May 14. Photo: Reuters
Taiwan

Any strategy by Beijing to leave Taiwan stripped of allies may well backfire

Michal Thim says Taiwan appears unlikely to lose sleep over losing Sao Tome ties to China, and attempts to leave Taipei diplomatically isolated may work against unification hopes

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Members of a pro-independence group march with flags of Taiwan around pro-China demonstrators holding a rally calling for peaceful reunification, in Taipei on May 14. Photo: Reuters Members of a pro-independence group march with flags of Taiwan around pro-China demonstrators holding a rally calling for peaceful reunification, in Taipei on May 14. Photo: Reuters
Members of a pro-independence group march with flags of Taiwan around pro-China demonstrators holding a rally calling for peaceful reunification, in Taipei on May 14. Photo: Reuters
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