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EXPLAINED: Why is China Staging Drills Around Taiwan?
Livesnews | 05/08/2022 01:02 PM | Click to read full article
China has increasingly forcefully declared that Taiwan must be brought under its control by force if necessary and in defiance of Washington and other backers of the island’s democracy.
Pelosi’s visit came at a particularly sensitive time when the Chinese President and head of the armed forces Xi Jinping is preparing to seek a third five-year term as leader of the ruling Communist Party.