The opening session of US-China talks at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage, Alaska on March 18. Photo: AP The opening session of US-China talks at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage, Alaska on March 18. Photo: AP
The opening session of US-China talks at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage, Alaska on March 18. Photo: AP
Xu Xiaobing
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Xu Xiaobing

A confident China reminds the US it is a force to reckon with

  • Both US and Chinese officials talked tough in Alaska, for the benefit of their home audiences
  • But Beijing went on to show it is in a position of strength, by imposing sanctions on Washington’s allies right after the Alaska meeting

The opening session of US-China talks at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage, Alaska on March 18. Photo: AP The opening session of US-China talks at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage, Alaska on March 18. Photo: AP
The opening session of US-China talks at the Captain Cook Hotel in Anchorage, Alaska on March 18. Photo: AP
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Xu Xiaobing

Xu Xiaobing

Xu Xiaobing is director of the Centre of International Law Practice at Shanghai Jiao Tong University Law School.