Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen attends a forum at Columbia University in New York on July 12 during a transit stop on her visit to three Caribbean allies. Photo: Handout via EPA-EFE
Antonio C. Hsiang
Opinion

Opinion

Antonio C. Hsiang

US-Taiwan ties under Tsai Ing-wen are at their best in decades, but that may not be enough to prevent diplomatic isolation

  • Beijing has watched Tsai’s actions closely, and its Belt and Road Initiative may successfully poach Taipei’s last allies
  • Also, for all the supportive talk by US politicians, the US may not be willing to sacrifice its own interests for Taiwan

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Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen attends a forum at Columbia University in New York on July 12 during a transit stop on her visit to three Caribbean allies. Photo: Handout via EPA-EFE
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