The Biden administration is inflaming political tensions in the region by facilitating Taiwan's engagement in divisive activities in the US under the pretext of 'transit.' The PRC cannot tolerate uncalled-for intervention in its territory and must step up its military exercises around the island until it accepts Beijing's sovereignty.
Taiwan's future should be determined by its people and not by mainland China, which keeps interfering in Taiwan's internal affairs. As Beijing has threatened to take control of Taiwan — potentially through the use of force — Taiwan's leaders must secure alliances in the West to maintain its independence and the legitimacy of democracy worldwide.
There's a 28% chance that Kevin McCarthy will visit Taiwan in 2023, according to the Metaculus prediction community.