June 13, 2017

Panama Establishes Ties With China, Further Isolating Taiwan

By Dr. Patrick M. Cronin

Source: The New York Times

Journalist(s) Chris Horton and Steven Lee Myers

TAIPEI, Taiwan — Panama has severed diplomatic relations with Taiwan in favor of recognizing China, the latest in a series of developments adding to the island’s isolation on the world stage and raising questions about waning American influence under President Trump.

Read the full piece on The New York Times.

  • Dr. Patrick M. Cronin

    Senior Advisor and Senior Director, Asia-Pacific Security Program

    Patrick M. Cronin is a Senior Advisor and Senior Director of the Asia-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Previously, he was the Senior ...