MANAGING EDITOR ZHI JIAO DANIELLE GOH WRITES — Anyone who still had a tiny bit of hope for a positive change in the approach towards U.S. – China relations under the Biden administration would lose faith after watching the U.S./China talks in Alaska. The meeting this week in Anchorage was…Full Article CHINA: A LOT OF HEAT BUT LITTLE WARMTH AT THE U.S./CHINA ALASKA SUMMIT
TOM PLATE WRITES — Change will come, it has to. But America’s hyper-confident commentariat has convinced itself that China-U.S. policy Democrat Joseph Biden, on track to become the 46th president of the United States, will be stuck in the cement of the New Coldness and would differ little from Trump’s.…Full Article BIDEN AND CHINA: ‘SLEEPY’ … OR POSITIVELY RESTLESS?
TOM PLATE WRITES -If you’d like a snapshot of the current state of US diplomacy versus the state of PRC diplomacy, simply compare how the two top diplomats of each country are doing. Not so good for the American side: whereas the foreign minister of China looks well-suited, secure and…Full Article A COLUMNIST’S VIEW: COMPARING BEIJING’S TOP DIPLOMAT VERSUS AMERICA’S