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Pelosi’s Roundabout Flight to Taiwan Shows China’s Long Reach

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Republican Leaders Praise Pelosi Trip to Taiwan

The path of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s US military plane to Taiwan was notable for how carefully it avoided the South China Sea.

The closely watched trip was one of the most controversial official US visits in recent memory, and her route underscored a remarkable degree of caution as Washington tries to avoid further angering Beijing and triggering unintended consequences.