Pelosi visit to Taiwan: What we can see from China’s military exercises around Taiwan – BBC News

August 10, 2022 at 8:15 am

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Taiwan’s military is on high alert for China’s live-fire drills around the island.

The visit of U.S. politician Nancy Pelosi (Nancy Pelosi; Polosi, Polosi) has sparked fresh tensions between self-governing Taiwan and China, which it claims is part of its territory. Two BBC reporters currently in Beijing and Taipei analyzed China’s live-fire exercise near Taiwan, the significance of its response, and how each side of the Taiwan Strait viewed the exercise.

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BBC correspondent Stephen McDonellfrom Beijing

Hardliners at the top of the Chinese Communist Party may be satisfied with the impact of Pelosi’s visit.

Pelosi opened a window for them, and they took advantage of it.

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