Biden will have hard time convincing Americans he’ll be tough on China: Hudson Institute senior fellow
Hudson Institute senior fellow Rebeccah Heinrichs on how President Trump has shifted U.S.-China relations and the threat China can pose in the future.
(Reuters) – The United States and China traded jibes as military tensions grow between the world’s two largest economies, with the U.S. defence chief vowing not to “cede an inch” in the Pacific and China saying Washington was risking soldiers’ lives.
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Both are at loggerheads over issues from technology and human rights to Chinese military activities in the disputed South China Sea, with each accusing the other of deliberately provocative behaviour.
In the latest U.S. move against China ahead of November’s presidential election, Washington on Wednesday blacklisted 24 Chinese companies and targeted individuals over construction and military actions in the busy South China Sea waterway.