Democracy Rising

"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable" ~ President John F. Kennedy

Wednesday, October 26, 2005

Taiwan Loses A Friend

And global democracy takes a hit, as Senegal switches recognition to Beijing. The days when Taipei had the financial clout to entice nations into diplomatic recognition are over. China will be far richer in coming decades, and Taiwan's small band of poverty stricken African and Caribbean allies are gonna follow the money. Sad day when totalitarianism gets one over democracy.


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