October 20, 2021
General News

Biden’s China challenge – POLITICO

Welcome, China Watchers. This week’s guest host is Geoffrey Garrett, dean of the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business and distinguished international political economist. He has previously served as the dean of the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and the business schools at the University of Sydney and University of New South Wales in Australia. Garrett is also a past president of the Pacific Council on International Policy, member of the Council on Foreign Relations and a winner of the Foreign Policy Association Medal. Over to you, Geoffrey. — John Yearwood, global news editor

A little more than 100 days into the Biden administration, its approach to China can be summed up in one sentence: “Be as tough on China as Trump, but recruit other countries to join team America.”

The problem is that China is economically indispensable to…

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