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As U.N. Gathers, Taiwan, Frozen Out, Struggles to Get Noticed

Sep 22, 2018 - The New York Times

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- As the United Nations General Assembly convenes in New York, Taiwan, a democracy of 23 million people without U.N. representation, is making its case to be heard.

To say it has its work cut out for it would be putting it mildly.

China, which insists that Taiwan is part of its territory, is a major power at the U.N., not least because of its veto as a permanent member of the Security Council. Barring seismic political shifts in Beijing, Taiwan won't be joining the...