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ICBM test launched in Pacific

The U.S. Air Force carried out a test of a Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile Tuesday. The launch had been delayed in an effort to cool escalating tensions between the U.S. and China, as Beijing made its shows of force near Taiwan. CBS News foreign correspondent Lucy Craft joined Vladimir Duthiers and Anne-Marie Green to discuss the latest developments in the region, including China cutting interest rates, putting sanctions on Taiwanese politicians and more.


Biden: U.S. willing to defend Taiwan "militarily"

During his first official trip to Asia, President Biden said the U.S. would respond "militarily" if China were to invade the self-ruled island of Taiwan. The comment is drawing criticism due to the United States' long-standing policy of maintaining ambiguity when it comes to making a security commitment to Taiwan. Dan Blumenthal, senior fellow and director of Asian studies at the American Enterprise Institute, joined CBS News' Lana Zak to discuss.

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