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How will President Biden manage US-Taiwan relations?

The Biden administration has said that managing US-China relations is a top priority. One flashpoint for a potential conflict between the two countries is the island of Taiwan. From Beijing’s perspective, Taiwan is a rogue province that must never be treated as an independent country, even though it effectively runs its own affairs. Washington says it's determined to keep the democratic territory free. But where does Taiwan stand in all of this? Host Marco Werman talks with Bi-khim Hsiao, Taiwan’s top diplomat in the US.

Arts, Culture & Media

'New dawn' for Iraq

As 'non-combat' forces continue to fight, we ask: how much has really changed in Iraq, either for ordinary Iraqis or for the troops who remain? We talk to two reporters with The New York Times.

Global Politics

The East Jerusalem issue

US Middle East envoy George Mitchell has postponed a visit to Israel amid a continuing quarrel over Israel's decision to build more Jewish homes in East Jerusalem. Tension remains high. The World's Matthew Bell chronicles the story.

Global Politics

Biden kicks off Mideast tour

The vice president kicked off his five-day Mideast trip. Mr. Biden plans to focus on Iran and the indirect peace talks that Israel and Palestine are prepared to undertake. Expectations, however, are low that these talks will lead to an agreement.

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