Illustration: Stephen Case
Illustration: Stephen Case
Xie Maosong
Opinion

Opinion

Xie Maosong

Pelosi’s Taiwan visit should prompt Beijing to start reunification process

  • The US House speaker’s visit to Taiwan shattered the trust between China and the US, but Beijing has avoided falling into the trap of a long drawn out war
  • The PLA’s drills show a complete air and sea blockade of Taiwan is possible, while Beijing could also consider using economic weapons against US pressure

Illustration: Stephen Case
Illustration: Stephen Case
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