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Vol 1 (AAC) No 1

Published 1st November 2007

With friends like these...

As China’s commercial ties with Africa deepen, so Taiwan’s diplomatic links to the continent look ever more precarious

As it loses the diplomatic and commercial competition with Beijing, the Taiwan government is casting around for new friends and a new strategy in Africa. Painfully aware of its unequal struggle with Beijing, Taipei is courting African support to help in its struggle to join the United Nations.

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