March 14, 2021

Biden lays groundwork for high-stakes China meeting

Featuring Lisa Curtis

Source: The Hill

Journalists Morgan Chalfant, Laura Kelly

President Biden is preparing to confront China on a range of issues in the coming week as he seeks to reassert America's position on the global stage.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken and national security adviser Jake Sullivan are set to meet with their Chinese counterparts in Alaska in what will be the first high-level meeting between the two countries since Biden took office.

The meeting will follow an effort by the White House to demonstrate U.S. solidarity with its allies in the Indo-Pacific. Biden is seeking to work in solidarity with other countries to stand up to Beijing, in contrast with his predecessor’s go-it-alone approach.

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Authors

  • Lisa Curtis

    Senior Fellow and Director, Indo-Pacific Security Program

    Lisa Curtis is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Indo-Pacific Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). She is a foreign policy and national securit...