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Chill, Xi Jinping did not announce an invasion of Taiwan
Asia-Pacific

Chill, Xi Jinping did not announce an invasion of Taiwan

Washington hysterics — fueled by the media — are in high gear over benign words between the Chinese leader and Biden

The lost opportunity of the Biden-Xi meeting
Asia-Pacific

The lost opportunity of the Biden-Xi meeting

The leaders made some progress on reducing tensions, but a more fulsome detente remains distant.

US-China climate win good for relations and the planet
Global Crises

US-China climate win good for relations and the planet

Biden and Xi resurrected their joint commitment to fight global warming, though challenges remain on some key issues.

Why this Biden-Xi Summit won't be good enough
Asia-Pacific

Why this Biden-Xi Summit won't be good enough

The administration’s approach — ‘intense diplomacy' with ‘intense competition’ — may be the set-up for failure.

Lots of talking produced Xi-Biden meeting. Now, action?
Asia-Pacific

Lots of talking produced Xi-Biden meeting. Now, action?

The US and China appear to be settling into a working, if volatile, rivalry. That’s not a bad thing.

The US is making a very big deal over Chinese 'interceptions'. Why?
Asia-Pacific

The US is making a very big deal over Chinese 'interceptions'. Why?

It seems like an odd way to make nice before Xi-Biden summit.