The PLA has sent a number of ballistic missiles over Taiwan since US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit. Photo: AP
The PLA has sent a number of ballistic missiles over Taiwan since US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit. Photo: AP
Taiwan

Why China’s war games around Taiwan are different this time

  • The PLA has held missile tests aimed at the island before but it largely abided by a tacit understanding not to cross the median line
  • Beijing is trying to send a message about its growing ability to blockade Taiwan, observers say

The PLA has sent a number of ballistic missiles over Taiwan since US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit. Photo: AP
The PLA has sent a number of ballistic missiles over Taiwan since US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit. Photo: AP
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