U.S.-China Stakes High
The Biden Administration’s U.S.-China relationship was put to the test with its first high-level meeting with meeting with Chinese officials. The summit happened in Alaska and a lot was at stake. Leading the U.S. delegation were Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin, whose aim was to counter China.
At the heart of the issue is the Biden Administration’s foggy policy toward China, which is still revealing Trump Administration strategy, such as bans of Chinese apps, tariffs and whether to label the CCP oppression of the minority Muslin Uighurs as genocide. The big question remains how Biden will handle the tariffs imposed on China by the Trump Administration. National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan sidestepped the issue, saying tariffs were not a focus of the summit, but instead the U.S. concentrated on big-picture strategy and American values. Here’s more with Chris Chappell of China Uncensored.