US mulls diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

US mulls diplomatic boycott of Beijing Olympics

This post was originally published on this site President Joe Biden said Thursday he was considering a US diplomatic boycott of the Winter Olympics in Beijing, in what would be an attempt to show toughness over China’s rights abuses without impacting US athletes. That is “something we are considering,” Biden...

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Key takeaways from the Xi-Biden summit

Key takeaways from the Xi-Biden summit

This post was originally published on this site Chinese President Xi Jinping and US counterpart Joe Biden held a virtual summit Tuesday, aiming to stabilise ties as tensions soar over Taiwan, human rights, and political and economic competition. After exchanging cordial greetings, leaders of the two rival superpowers had what...

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US aiming to defuse tensions in Biden-Xi summit

US aiming to defuse tensions in Biden-Xi summit

This post was originally published on this site US President Joe Biden and China’s Xi Jinping will speak Monday at a virtual summit aimed at defusing some of the tensions that have built up over Taiwan and other flashpoint issues, but with both sides signaling little appetite for compromise. The...

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