On April 8th china had conducted military drill near Taiwan a small island nation. Chinese warship sails during a military drill near Fuzhou, Fujian Province, near the Taiwan-controlled Matsu Islands that are close to the Chinese coast. State department stated that Beijing should not escalate tensions and maintain the status quo.
”Us have sufficient resources and prepared to meet its security commitment, also to ensure peace and stability in the region” spokesperson for the department. US and Taiwan have long military ties, which is claimed by china. But it is unclear that US will defend Taiwan at time of ground conflict with china.
The US have a treaty-bound with its allies to protect and defend there allies at time of conflicts. Japan is a alie with US, Japan waters were affected due to china military drill near Tiawan. China announced its military drills as a “stern warning” to Taiwan, after president Tsai Ing-wen, recently met with US House Speaker Kevin McCarthy in California.
China claim the island nation as a part of its own territory and stated that it will merge Taiwan with china by any how either by peace or by use of power. This is a part of expansionism strategy of china. China have on going land dispute with its neighbours like India, Taiwan , Russia, Japan.