June 06, 2021

Will Europe sign up to Joe Biden’s plan to counter China?

Featuring Martijn Rasser

Source: Financial Times

Journalists Demetri Sevastopulo, Sam Fleming

Ever since he entered the White House in January, Joe Biden has articulated one foreign policy goal above others — to work with allies to restrain China.

After the drama and tantrums of the Trump years, when the US talked tough on China but also picked fights with its closest partners, Biden has been trying to stitch back together Washington’s global coalition, with Beijing as its main focus.

Biden spelt out the project in February when he told the Munich Security Conference that the US, Europe and Asia had to “push back against the Chinese government’s economic abuses and coercion”.

Read the full story and more from the Financial Times.

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...