A People’s Liberation Army member looks through binoculars during military drills in waters around Taiwan in response to a visit by then-US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on August 5. Taiwan’s frigate Lan Yang is seen in the background. Photo: AP
A People’s Liberation Army member looks through binoculars during military drills in waters around Taiwan in response to a visit by then-US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on August 5. Taiwan’s frigate Lan Yang is seen in the background. Photo: AP
Zhihua Zheng
Opinion

Opinion

Zhihua Zheng

Kevin McCarthy visit? How Beijing can nip the next Taiwan Strait crisis in the bud

  • Rather than repeat the military drills sparked by Nancy Pelosi’s visit, Beijing can make official the baselines of Taiwan’s territorial waters, clarifying the scope of China’s sovereignty
  • Only when Beijing and Washington can clearly see each other’s boundaries will they not sleepwalk into war

A People’s Liberation Army member looks through binoculars during military drills in waters around Taiwan in response to a visit by then-US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on August 5. Taiwan’s frigate Lan Yang is seen in the background. Photo: AP
A People’s Liberation Army member looks through binoculars during military drills in waters around Taiwan in response to a visit by then-US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on August 5. Taiwan’s frigate Lan Yang is seen in the background. Photo: AP
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