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Taiwan: Beijing reacts to Pelosi's visit with live-fire exercises prompting fears of escalation

By Todd Hall, Professor, Director of the China Centre, University of Oxford
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The People’s Republic of China (PRC) has reportedly fired several DF-15B ballistic missiles into the seas around Taiwan as part of large scale military drills announced in response to the visit this week by the speaker of the US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi.

The areas chosen for these exercises are unprecedented in their proximity to Taiwan, coming much…The Conversation


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