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The Taiwan Trip FalloutCurated byThe Features Desk
After weeks of speculation and mounting U.S.-China tensions, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made her historic but controversial visit to Taipei on Tuesday. She is the highest-ranking American lawmaker in 25 years to step foot on the island, which Beijing considers part of China. In response to Pelosi's trip, China launched military drills, missile tests and suspended some trade with Taiwan. Now, the concern is what happens next?
Editor’s note, August 7: This story was originally published on July 28, 2022, and has been updated to reflect the Senate passage of the Inflation Reduction Act. Congress surpassed its biggest roadblock to finally passing historic climate legislation. After nearly 18 months of haggling and …