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(FreedomWire.org) – Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi might visit Taiwan during her trip to Asia. She was initially going in April, but canceled after testing positive for COVID.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is still going to Asia, knowing the trip has the potential of upsetting the Chinese Communist Party.

Pelosi is scheduled to visit several allied Asian countries during her multi-day tour of the continent.

One possible destination with major ramifications is Taiwan — officially known as the Republic of China. The island has been expecting a visit from Pelosi, but recent threats from the People’s Republic of China have drawn global attention to the potential visit.

President Donald Trump reacted to the trip by blasting Pelosi saying she will only make the situation “worse.”

Trump went on Truth Social to say, “Why is Nancy Pelosi getting involved with China and Taiwan other than to make trouble and more money, possibly involving insider trading and information, for her cheatin’ husband? Everything she touches turns to Chaos, Disruption, and “Crap” (her second big Congress “flop” happening now!), and the China mess is the last thing she should be involved in – She will only make it worse. Crazy Nancy just inserts herself and causes great friction and hatred. She is such a mess!!!”

A propagandist for the Chinese Communist Party threatened Pelosi over the trip.

“If U.S. fighter jets escort Pelosi’s plane into Taiwan, it is invasion,” Hu Xijin, an analyst for the Chinese state-controlled Global Times propaganda outlet tweeted, according to the Free Beacon. “The PLA has the right to forcibly dispel Pelosi’s plane and the U.S. fighter jets, including firing warning shots and making tactical movement of obstruction. If ineffective, then shoot them down.”

(FreedomWire.org) – There has been an unprecedented leak of a recording of a top-secret meeting of China’s People’s Liberation Army leadership. During the meeting, senior military and  the Communist Party of China  officials are heard discussing detailed plans to “smash” the military forces of Taiwan. There are also detailed discussions of logistical support for the invasion involving various companies that will provide needed supplies. Maintaining the security of key regions of mainland China from any sort of counterattacks is also discussed. The leaked audio raises several questions, including who would have carried out the leak and whether this is an actual plan or simply a preparatory exercise.

The first question to address is whether this meeting was a discussion of active plans for an invasion with a targeted date to attack or not. An attack on Taiwan from China is always possible, but they could also just be going over and refining their strategy in a preparatory exercise meant to intimidate.

The second question is who would have risked their lives to leak out the audio of this meeting. The Chinese are notoriously good at keeping their inside information secret and the penalties for any perceived disloyalty are harsh beyond belief. If this leak is real, there may be some dissent among the ranks going on, with someone being opposed to an invasion of Taiwan.

According to analysis from Jennifer Zeng, host of Inconvenient Truths, she said, “that audio they mentioned quite a few names of factories, trains, companies.” Zeng said she checked all the names that they mentioned in the audio and matched them with the public record and they all match. “A factory they mentioned really produced drones and that sort of machinery. They knew what they were talking about.”

A former senior Trump administration official said the audio was “meant to intimidate.”

Steve Yates, chair of the China Policy Initiative, told TheDCNF that it was “extremely unlikely” the video was an unauthorized leak, noting that Chinese authorities would “follow up” with the leaker.

“So we have to assume this content was meant to influence as much as inform,” Yates said. “The CCP is now saying the quiet part out loud. The challenge for the U.S. and allies is that there is no way to discern between exercises meant to influence versus actual mobilization to attack.”

The alleged leaked audio follows President Joe Biden’s recent visit to Asia and comes only weeks after China conducted a “rehearsal” for a Taiwan invasion between May 6-8.

Zeng said China is clearly in the process of decoupling from the West, citing the Chinese government forcing companies like Didi Chuxing to delist from the New York Stock Exchange. She also pointed to Xi Jinping’s stated goal of achieving “internal circulation of the economy” and China’s efforts to buy up crops from overseas as well as the recent “insane lockdown order” in Shanghai as evidence of China’s intention to decouple.