June 22, 2023

Biden's Near-Secret Successes in Countering China

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken's trip to Beijing this past weekend caps a series of highly underappreciated foreign policy developments that rotate around the singular objective of countering China. Earlier this month, in Riyadh, Blinken cajoled the Saudis to stick with the U.S. against Chinese growing regional influence.

Biden's animating principle is that the United States cannot allow China to control the supply chains undergirding the green transition.

In New Delhi, national security advisor Jake Sullivan this past week met with senior Indian leadership to coordinate the upcoming visit by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a highly unusual move for a national security advisor and reflective of the priority the White House puts on this relationship. And in the White House itself, Amos Hochstein, a key figure in the fight against China and de facto emissary to Congress, officially moved from the State Department to an office across the street from the president.

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