In Tokyo, Biden says would be willing to use force to defend Taiwan - Reuters
May 23, 2022 1 min, 8 secs
President Joe Biden said on Monday he would be willing to use force to defend Taiwan, capping a series of critical comments about China while in Asia that an aide said represented no change in U.S.

When a reporter asked Biden during a joint news conference with the Japanese leader if the United States would defend Taiwan if it were attacked, the president answered: "Yes.".

A White House official later said there was no change in policy towards Taiwan.

China's foreign ministry said the United States should not defend Taiwan's independence.

At that time, a White House spokesperson said Biden was not announcing any change in U.S.

While Washington is required by law to provide Taiwan with the means to defend itself, it has long followed a policy of "strategic ambiguity" on whether it would intervene militarily to protect Taiwan in the event of a Chinese attack.

"They're seeking to toughen their policy but without necessarily provoking China," said James Brown, an associate professor at Temple University Japan.

The Japanese leader said that he told Biden that Japan would consider various options to boost its defence capabilities, including the ability to retaliate.

operation and help the United States defend its assets, said Yoji Koda, a retired Maritime Self Defense Force admiral and former fleet commander.

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