Biden will have to lead and negotiate with urgency in three interdependent contexts: at home, with partner governments, and with Beijing.
President-elect Joe Biden will take office in less than three weeks, with much on his plate. Among his most daunting challenges will be to lay the foundation for decades of peaceful, constructive relations between the United States and China — on terms favorable to the U.S. and partner nations, and ultimately for China and the global community.
It’s refreshing to again have a president who cares about climate change and will prioritize it. But wanting this too desperately will transfer too much leverage to Beijing, which, in entertaining the White House’s demands on climate, will seek concessions on other issues central to the Sino-American rivalry.
This article was written by Andy Zelleke
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