Explainer: Taiwan, China, and the US — the big picture in the Indo-Pacific
As China bristles at US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan, where do the three countries stand on the Indo-Pacific checkerboard? How did they get there, and where are they headed?
The Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi arrived in Taiwan on Tuesday for what she called a show of American solidarity with the island, defying repeated warnings from Beijing and fueling a new round of US-China tensions. This visit took place at a time when US-China relations are the poorest in decades.