November 15, 2023

Joe Biden and Xi Jinping to meet in effort to stabilize relations

Source: Financial Times

Journalist: Demetri Sevastopulo

Over the past few months, several US cabinet secretaries have visited Beijing, partly in recognition that Washington needed to boost high-level engagement to reduce miscommunication and properly explain policies that each side does not like.

“Allies and partners are probably a bit relieved that the US is able to have those bilateral channels of communication and talk directly with China about difficult aspects of the relationship, whether that is related to specific irritants such as technology controls or overarching issues such as Taiwan and regional stability,” said Emily Kilcrease, an expert at the Center for a New American Security think-tank in Washington.

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  • Emily Kilcrease

    Senior Fellow and Director, Energy, Economics and Security Program

    Emily Kilcrease is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Energy, Economics, and Security Program at CNAS. Her research focuses on the U.S.-China economic relationship; alignment...