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Pelosi's Taiwan trip should not be a cause for war

With restraint, Beijing, Washington and Taipei can contain political fallout

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Nancy Pelosi is unlikely to cancel her visit.   © AP

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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