How Nancy Pelosi’s Taiwan Gambit Backfired

For all her good intentions, picking up the pieces after Pelosi’s tactical misstep will not be easy. Understandably, the Biden administration has downplayed the trip’s significance and reaffirmed its commitment to the United States’ long-standing “One China” policy, which recognizes Beijing as “the sole legal government of China” while ignoring […]

Iran Claims Pelosi’s Taiwan Visit Creating Tensions, Says US Meddling In China’s Affairs

As US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi visited Taiwan much to the dismay of China, Iran on Tuesday condemned Washington’s meddling in Beijing’s “internal” affairs. Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Nasser Kan’ani said the recent “tension-creating behavior” of the US officials in interfering in China’s internal affairs and violating its territorial integrity […]

Another Quad Rises

If you would like to receive South Asia Brief in your inbox every Thursday, please sign up here . The highlights this week: A new Quad gets its groove on, Sri Lanka ’s political uncertainty continues, and the IMF and Pakistan near a deal. Welcome to Foreign Policy’s South Asia […]