Shoppers pass a graffitied cash machine on Oxford Street in London. Britain’s Prime Minister Liz Truss inherits an ailing economy on the brink of a potentially long recession. Photo: AP
Shoppers pass a graffitied cash machine on Oxford Street in London. Britain’s Prime Minister Liz Truss inherits an ailing economy on the brink of a potentially long recession. Photo: AP
Thomas O. Falk
Opinion

Opinion

Thomas O. Falk

With an ailing UK economy, can Liz Truss afford to be hawkish on China?

  • Despite her campaign rhetoric, the new prime minister understands that crisis-hit Britain cannot just blindly follow US policy on China
  • With the UK outside the EU and facing a recession, she can ill afford to dismiss the economic benefits of more pragmatic ties with Beijing

Shoppers pass a graffitied cash machine on Oxford Street in London. Britain’s Prime Minister Liz Truss inherits an ailing economy on the brink of a potentially long recession. Photo: AP
Shoppers pass a graffitied cash machine on Oxford Street in London. Britain’s Prime Minister Liz Truss inherits an ailing economy on the brink of a potentially long recession. Photo: AP
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