If Taiwan makes friends, then it can have a bigger army to fight off china
Taiwan needs to talk to other countries like Egypt, or the United Kingdom
Taiwan is only depending that america keeps china off their back
Taiwan spans out for support, they talk to other superpowers that arent america
Talking to other countries lets Taiwan gain supporters and patrons as Taiwan the individual country
With Taiwan having many powerful friends and supporters, China will see them as a new enemy instead of a piece of property.
The Obama administration’s announcement that it would sell $1.83 billion worth of arms to Taiwan, including two warships and antitank missiles, has drawn a swift rebuke from China, which threatened to penalize the companies that made the armaments and summoned a United States diplomat to register an official protest.
Taiwan’s president, Ma Ying-jeou, has sought to improve ties with mainland China and met last month in Singapore with President Xi Jinping of China, the first time the leaders of Taiwan and China had ever held a summit meeting. But Mr. Ma’s party, the Kuomintang, is expected to lose the presidency to the Democratic Progressive Party, which favors a more distant relationship with the mainland and the assertion of Taiwan’s own identity.
(This means that Taiwan has the capability of talking to people, making the thesis likely to happen))