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Taiwan Thanks Joe Biden for Supportive Comments White House Walked Back

Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement on Monday extending its “sincere appreciation” to President Joe Biden for stating in a CBS News interview this weekend that he would send U.S. troops to defend Taiwan from a Chinese invasion – a promise the White House immediately walked back in a statement to the broadcaster following the interview.

President Joe Biden listens during a meeting with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, Sept. 16, 2022, in Washington. (Alex Brandon/AP)

Protesters Surround NBC HQ Asking for Ban on Genocide Olympics

Tibetan exiles and supporters of Tibetan freedom gathered outside Chinese embassies, Olympic headquarters, and NBC studios to protest the Beijing Winter Olympics, derided by critics as the “Genocide Games” because the event risks validating Communist China’s brutal suppression of minorities like the Tibetans and Uyghur Muslims.

A protester holds a placard during a protest march gathering Tibetans from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters to the Olympic Museum ahead of the opening of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics, in Lausanne on February 3, 2022.