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Biden vows to intervene militarily if China invades Taiwan

Clip: 05/23/2022 | 8m 16s | Video has closed captioning.

President Biden's statement that the U.S. would defend Taiwan from an attack from China triggered a sharp response from Beijing. It also raises questions about whether this is changing U.S. policy and making a new commitment to Taiwan. Ivan Kanapathy, director for China, Taiwan and Mongolia on the National Security Council staff during the Trump administration, joins Nick Schifrin to discuss.

Aired: 05/23/22

Rating: NR

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