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Pelosi’s Taiwan diplomacy generates a prediction and a warning


So what could come from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan? Harry Kazianis, a longtime observer of global affairs, has a thought or two.

“One thing is clear: the U.S. military, having fought for two decades in the Middle East, is not ready for a high-intensity war waged over the vast expanses of the Indo-Pacific against China. In fact, Beijing has spent the last several decades building out its military machine for a moment just like this - to fight the U.S. Navy in its home waters over Taiwan or the South China Sea,” Mr.