Tag Archive for: "Taiwan Strait"
A blockade of Taiwan would cripple China’s economy

China’s live-fire drills surrounding Taiwan over the weekend simulated an economic blockade, with Chinese forces positioned to halt access to the island nation’s main ports. Dozens of ships heading to or from North Asia were …

Pelosi’s visit and the coming Taiwan crisis

US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s arrival in Taiwan has incited a predictably strong response from China. Chinese warplanes have brushed up against the median line dividing the Taiwan Strait. The Chinese foreign ministry …