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Taiwanese election resurfaces long-simmering China tensions

Clip: 01/09/2020 | 9m 58s Video has closed captioning.

For decades, Taiwan's political status has been a contentious issue between the U.S. and China. The U.S. considers it a real democracy, while mainland China sees a rogue province that should be under Communist control. Taiwanese voters will elect their next president Saturday, in a decision with major implications for Taiwan and U.S.-China relations. Special correspondent Divya Gopalan reports.

Aired: 01/09/20

Rating: NR

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