David M. Lampton says the flaws of the Trump presidency will show up in the highly anticipated meeting with his powerful and astute Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, and major issues of contention are unlikely to be resolved

When Trump visits China, avoiding the worst may be the best we can hope for

David M. Lampton says the flaws of the Trump presidency will show up in the highly anticipated meeting with his powerful and astute Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, and major issues of contention are unlikely to be resolved

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David M. Lampton says the flaws of the Trump presidency will show up in the highly anticipated meeting with his powerful and astute Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, and major issues of contention are unlikely to be resolved
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David Lampton

David Lampton

David M. Lampton is Oksenberg-Rohlen Fellow at Stanford University’s Asia-Pacific Research Centre, former dean of faculty at Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, and former president of the National Committee on US-China Relations. His most recent book, Following the Leader: Ruling China, from Deng Xiaoping to Xi Jinping, was recently reissued in its second edition.