December 07, 2020

The Biden duo tasked with rallying America's allies

Featuring Martijn Rasser

Source: The Straits Times

Journalist Charissa Yong

The announcement of President-elect Joe Biden's long-time aide Antony Blinken as his choice of secretary of state last month was welcomed by the foreign policy establishment in Asia and Europe, and likely greeted with some measure of wariness in China.

Mr Biden's selection for his top diplomat heralds a more calibrated but still robust approach to strategic competition with China that leaves room for cooperation on common challenges.

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Authors

  • Martijn Rasser

    Senior Fellow and Director, Technology and National Security Program

    Martijn Rasser is a Senior Fellow and Director of the Technology and National Security Program at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS). Prior to joining CNAS, Mr. Ras...