Analyst: Ambiguity on Taiwan only serves China's interests

(NewsNation) — Recent comments by President Joe Biden have again raised questions about a longstanding policy by the United States of what it calls “ambiguity” on the military defense of Taiwan.

The White House walked back Biden’s remark that U.S. forces would defend Taiwan in the event of a Chinese invasion, saying U.S. policy hasn’t changed.

Stephen Yates, senior fellow at the American First Policy Institute, said the strategy only serves the interests of China. He and Hal Kempfer, CEO of Global Risk Intelligence and Planning, joined “NewsNation Prime” on Monday to analyze Biden’s statement.

Watch the full discussion above.