US President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress, flanked by Vice-President Kamala Harris and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Photo: AP
US President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress, flanked by Vice-President Kamala Harris and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Photo: AP

Biden casts US-China relations as a battle for the century

  • US president tells joint sessions of Congress Xi Jinping is ‘deadly earnest’ about China becoming the most consequential nation in the world
  • Relationship will be a litmus test of the merits of democracy versus autocracy and a competition to develop the technologies of the future, he says

Topic |   US-China relations
US President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress, flanked by Vice-President Kamala Harris and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Photo: AP
US President Joe Biden addresses a joint session of Congress, flanked by Vice-President Kamala Harris and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Photo: AP
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