The conflict between Ukraine and Russia will be a footnote if China and US enter into hostilities as a result of Taiwan, as Nancy Pelosi ( US House Speaker) is rumoured to be visiting Taiwan which China claims belongs to it: ‘U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi was set to visit Taiwan on Tuesday, three people briefed on the matter said, as China warned that its military would never “sit idly by” if she visited the self-ruled island claimed by Beijing’. China has warned and warned. If Ms Pelosi does visit and China takes kinetic actions, it would be a massive dislocation in our world.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company is one of the main suppliers of the world’s most advanced microchips – used in everything from smartphones to cars to rockets – and factories. company is operating at full capacity to alleviate the global shortage.
“If you use military force or invade, you will make the TSMC factory inoperable,” he said.
“These are sophisticated manufacturing facilities. It depends on real-time connectivity with the outside world, with Europe, with Japan, with the US.”
Unlike Ukraine where the issue was wheat, Taiwan will bring the world to its knees. Yes, it hosts TSMC which is one of the most important companies in the world. It makes microprocessors and integrated circuits which power the modern economy. If you cut-off TSMC from the global supply chain, economies will fade. I predict an immediate global recession!
We’re witnessing a new era as the world awaits – will Pelosi enter Taiwan and if she does, will Chinese warplanes escort her out of the Taiwanese airspace? And if that happens, will US warships fire on those warplanes? Pay attention!
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U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi was set to visit Taiwan on Tuesday, three people briefed on the matter said, as China warned that its military would never “sit idly by” if she visited the self-ruled island claimed by Beijing.
Pelosi, who began an Asia trip earlier on Monday in Singapore, was due to spend Tuesday night in Taiwan, the people said.
Taiwan’s foreign ministry said it had no comment on reports of Pelosi’s travel plans.
One source told Reuters that the United States had informed some allies about Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan. Two other sources said Pelosi was scheduled to meet a small group of activists who are outspoken on about China’s human rights record during her stay in Taiwan, possibly on Wednesday.
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