A delivery courier rides a motorbike decorated with a portrait of US President Donald Trump and “Trump 2020” flags in Beijing on October 14. Chinese leaders hope Washington will tone down conflicts over trade, technology and security if Joe Biden wins the presidential election. But any shift is likely to be in style, not substance, as frustration with Beijing increases across the American political spectrum. Photo: AP A delivery courier rides a motorbike decorated with a portrait of US President Donald Trump and “Trump 2020” flags in Beijing on October 14. Chinese leaders hope Washington will tone down conflicts over trade, technology and security if Joe Biden wins the presidential election. But any shift is likely to be in style, not substance, as frustration with Beijing increases across the American political spectrum. Photo: AP
A delivery courier rides a motorbike decorated with a portrait of US President Donald Trump and “Trump 2020” flags in Beijing on October 14. Chinese leaders hope Washington will tone down conflicts over trade, technology and security if Joe Biden wins the presidential election. But any shift is likely to be in style, not substance, as frustration with Beijing increases across the American political spectrum. Photo: AP
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Letters | Trump or Biden, China will be in the firing line

  • The anti-China sentiment stoked by the Trump administration and the pandemic mean China must step up its preparedness to show it will not be bullied any longer

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A delivery courier rides a motorbike decorated with a portrait of US President Donald Trump and “Trump 2020” flags in Beijing on October 14. Chinese leaders hope Washington will tone down conflicts over trade, technology and security if Joe Biden wins the presidential election. But any shift is likely to be in style, not substance, as frustration with Beijing increases across the American political spectrum. Photo: AP A delivery courier rides a motorbike decorated with a portrait of US President Donald Trump and “Trump 2020” flags in Beijing on October 14. Chinese leaders hope Washington will tone down conflicts over trade, technology and security if Joe Biden wins the presidential election. But any shift is likely to be in style, not substance, as frustration with Beijing increases across the American political spectrum. Photo: AP
A delivery courier rides a motorbike decorated with a portrait of US President Donald Trump and “Trump 2020” flags in Beijing on October 14. Chinese leaders hope Washington will tone down conflicts over trade, technology and security if Joe Biden wins the presidential election. But any shift is likely to be in style, not substance, as frustration with Beijing increases across the American political spectrum. Photo: AP
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