In Brief: Taiwanese President Visits United States

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A lot happens every day. Alliances shift, leaders change, and conflicts erupt. With In Brief, we’ll help you make sense of it all. Each week, experts will dig deep into a single issue happening in the world to help you better understand it. *** Last week, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen visited the United States and met with U.S. House Speaker Rep. Kevin McCarthy in California. As Taiwan faces an ever-more-threatening China, the meeting was intended to cement the U.S. relationship with the self-governing island, which China claims as its own territory. The meeting drew the ire of the Chinese Communist Party, which launched military

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