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Vol 2 (AAC) No 1

Published 1st November 2008


Burkina Faso

Diplomacy still has dollars for some

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou’s desire to put an end to ‘dollar diplomacy’ has been put to the test by his counterparts in Burkina Faso and Gambia.

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou’s desire to put an end to ‘dollar diplomacy’ (AAC Vol 1 No 11) has been put to the test by his counterparts in Burkina Faso and Gambia. On a diplomatic tour at the end of October, Taipei’s Foreign Minister Francisco Ou took the opportunity to put the rhetoric into practice, but some allies fared better than others.

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