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Taiwan's new president urges China to end threats

Season 2024 Episode 143 | 5m 37s

Taiwan has a new president with Lai Ching-te inaugurated this past weekend. In the past, he has called himself a “political worker for Taiwanese independence,” words that enrage Beijing, which sees the island as a break-away province to be reunited with the mainland. President Biden has vowed to defend Taiwan, making it a potential flashpoint between the U.S. and China. Nick Schifrin reports.

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