Pelosi's Taiwan trip should not be a cause for war
With restraint, Beijing, Washington and Taipei can contain political fallout
Nancy Pelosi is unlikely to cancel her visit.
Minxin Pei is professor of government at Claremont McKenna College and a nonresident senior fellow of the German Marshall Fund of the United States.
Tensions in the Taiwan Strait could reach a new high if China takes military action in the event U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi proceeds with a planned visit to Taipei.
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