Joe Biden has nominated career diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be US ambassador to the UN. Photo: Getty Images/AFP Joe Biden has nominated career diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be US ambassador to the UN. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
Joe Biden has nominated career diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be US ambassador to the UN. Photo: Getty Images/AFP

Joe Biden’s UN pick signals ‘diplomacy is back’, but does this mean a new approach to China?

  • President-elect may want cooperation with Beijing on climate change, but observers say he may keep up the pressure on issues such as Hong Kong and human rights
  • Linda Thomas-Greenfield, his choice to be US ambassador to the United Nations, has signalled the new administration will take a more multilateral approach

Topic |   US-China relations
Joe Biden has nominated career diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be US ambassador to the UN. Photo: Getty Images/AFP Joe Biden has nominated career diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be US ambassador to the UN. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
Joe Biden has nominated career diplomat Linda Thomas-Greenfield to be US ambassador to the UN. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
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