Pelosi promises China won’t isolate Taiwan in military exercises


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Comment this story Comment TOKYO — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi vowed China would not succeed in isolating Taiwan , as she wrapped up her Asia tour on Friday amid a wave of skyrocketing Chinese military exercises fears of conflict in the region. Pelosi ’s brief and unannounced trip this week to Taiwan highlighted growing tensions between the United States and China , and the impact of deteriorating relations on American allies who are economically dependent on China . Beijing asserts sovereignty over Taiwan , a self-governing democracy of 23 million people, and has sought to exclude the island from world...