November 16, 2023

US and China work to stabilise relationship, but Biden still says Xi is a dictator

Source: The Sydney Morning Herald

Journalist: Farrah Tomazin

And in terms of China, many are uncertain about what today’s meeting will achieve.

“Beijing’s actions over the coming weeks and months will ultimately prove the value of this engagement one way or another,” said Jacob Stokes, a senior fellow at the Centre for a New American Security, a Washington-based think tank.

“In other words, at best the meeting marks the beginning of a tenuous process of stabilisation, not its end point.”

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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 ...