April 25, 2024

Blinken in Beijing


Journalists: Matt Berg, Eric Bazail-Eimil

“Some had said China was uncomfortable with North Korea’s military support of Russia. This shows that’s not the case,” JACOB STOKES, senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security think tank, told NatSec Daily. “In fact, Beijing supports it.”

As our friends at China Watcher noted this morning, Blinken already wasn’t getting the red carpet Beijing previously rolled out for Treasury Secretary JANET YELLEN. In part, that’s because Blinken was dispatched to discuss more contentious issues with his Chinese counterparts, including the South China Sea, North Korea and China’s support for Russian manufacturing and industry amid the war in Ukraine.

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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 ...