Could Putin’s Aggression Actually Push China Closer to Biden?

Could Putin’s Aggression Actually Push China Closer to Biden?

This post was originally published on this sitePhoto Illustration by Elizabeth Brockway/The Daily Beast/Getty President Joe Biden doesn’t exactly need another autocrat feeling isolated and off-kilter. But that’s just where Chinese leader Xi Jinping may be right now, with Russia largely cut off from the rest of the world and...

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Biden to speak with Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday

Biden to speak with Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday

This post was originally published on this sitePresident Joe Biden will speak with Chinese President Xi Jinping Friday for their first known discussion in months, the White House said Thursday.

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China’s Vast Blueprint for Tech Supremacy Over U.S.

China’s Vast Blueprint for Tech Supremacy Over U.S.

This post was originally published on this siteChina’s technology industry is a telling example of the country’s unusual approach to economic development, mixing government influence with private enterprise on a scale that no nation has ever attempted. Under President Xi Jinping, the Communist Party has rolled out several programs to...

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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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