US military is preparing for Pelosi's trip to Taiwan.

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Pelosi hasn't indicated if she plans to visit Taiwan, but she'd be entering one of the most tense and volatile regions of the planet.

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US officials aren't afraid Beijing would shoot down the jet if a mistake or misunderstanding endangers the House speaker's life. The Pentagon is ready for anything.

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"Visiting Taiwan will increase troop and equipment deployments."

If Pelosi decides to visit Taiwan, which is still up in the air,

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Military officials have informed AP that they would enhance the movement of soldiers and assets around the Indo-Pacific area.

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Fighter planes, ships, surveillance assets, and other military equipment will likely safeguard her voyage to Taiwan and while she's there.

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As soon as a high-ranking US official goes outside the country, further security measures must be implemented.

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A visit to Taiwan by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi would go above and beyond the typical safety steps for less dangerous places, according to authorities this week.

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US Gen. Mark Milley, who is chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a member of the Pentagon's Joint Staff, said Wednesday that discussing any particular travel plans is premature.

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It's possible that Pelosi or anybody else may request military backup if they're going to travel, and if that happens, we'll do our best to secure their safety.

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