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Taiwan's "Pragmatic Diplomacy" and Its Implications for the Chinese Mainland, Japan, and the World

Covering significant events in the early 1990s, Professor ljiri describes Taiwan 's ejJorts to gain international recognition as "pragmatic diplomacy. " ljiri shows that, despite mainland China 's opposition, Taiwan has made substantive progress in increasing its international political exposure through expanding its informal networks of interdependence around the world. These experiences point toward a future Taiwan with an increasingly active role in international ajJairs.