Beijing may see value in removing diplomatic recognition for Taipei even without achieving any concessions from Taiwan. Illustration: Craig Stephens
Michal Thim
Opinion

Opinion

Michal Thim

For all its power, China can’t sever Taiwan’s links to the rest of the world

Michal Thim says the poaching of Taiwan’s few remaining diplomatic allies may seem a symbolic victory for Beijing, but it will do little to dent the island’s relationships with its unofficial allies 

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Beijing may see value in removing diplomatic recognition for Taipei even without achieving any concessions from Taiwan. Illustration: Craig Stephens
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