February 03, 2023

Biden Wants to Avoid a Clash with China. Can His Top Diplomat Succeed?

Source: Washington Post

Journalists: John Hudson, Cate Cadell

“The administration’s goals of risk reduction are pretty straight forward: Whether they’ll be able to achieve it is the real question,” said Jacob Stokes, a China expert at the Center for a New American Security who was an Obama administration official. “They are trying to manage expectations, including their own expectations about what’s possible because they’re trying something new: maintaining a stable relationship amid this intense competition.”

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  • Jacob Stokes

    Senior Fellow, Indo-Pacific Security Program

    Jacob Stokes is a Senior Fellow for the Indo-Pacific Security Program at CNAS, where his work focuses on U.S.-China relations, Chinese foreign and military policy, East Asian ...