Joe Biden and Xi Jinping, pictured during 2011 talks in Beijing when they were both vice-presidents. Biden has called Xi a “thug”. Photo: Reuters Joe Biden and Xi Jinping, pictured during 2011 talks in Beijing when they were both vice-presidents. Biden has called Xi a “thug”. Photo: Reuters
Joe Biden and Xi Jinping, pictured during 2011 talks in Beijing when they were both vice-presidents. Biden has called Xi a “thug”. Photo: Reuters

Beijing watches for Joe Biden’s cabinet picks, signs of direction on China

  • Governing team expected to include both hawks and those who prefer engagement, according to analysts
  • Biden has sent mixed signals on his approach to the ‘special challenge’ of China

Topic |   US Presidential Election 2020
Joe Biden and Xi Jinping, pictured during 2011 talks in Beijing when they were both vice-presidents. Biden has called Xi a “thug”. Photo: Reuters Joe Biden and Xi Jinping, pictured during 2011 talks in Beijing when they were both vice-presidents. Biden has called Xi a “thug”. Photo: Reuters
Joe Biden and Xi Jinping, pictured during 2011 talks in Beijing when they were both vice-presidents. Biden has called Xi a “thug”. Photo: Reuters
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