Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the US House of Representatives, is believed to be planning a trip to Taiwan after an earlier visit was cancelled when she contracted Covid-19. Photo: AP
Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the US House of Representatives, is believed to be planning a trip to Taiwan after an earlier visit was cancelled when she contracted Covid-19. Photo: AP

Taiwan visit by Nancy Pelosi risks sparking US-PLA conflict, army watchers warn

  • Chinese defence ministry says PLA will not ‘turn a blind eye’ to Pelosi’s visit, which it sees as a move to ‘support Taiwan independence’
  • Today’s stronger PLA is much changed from the 1990s and Third Taiwan Strait Crisis, naval expert points out

Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the US House of Representatives, is believed to be planning a trip to Taiwan after an earlier visit was cancelled when she contracted Covid-19. Photo: AP
Nancy Pelosi, speaker of the US House of Representatives, is believed to be planning a trip to Taiwan after an earlier visit was cancelled when she contracted Covid-19. Photo: AP
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