US president-elect Joe Biden (pictured in 2013 with Chinese President Xi Jinping) is likely to be just as tough on Beijing as his predecessor, an academic says. Photo: TNS US president-elect Joe Biden (pictured in 2013 with Chinese President Xi Jinping) is likely to be just as tough on Beijing as his predecessor, an academic says. Photo: TNS
US president-elect Joe Biden (pictured in 2013 with Chinese President Xi Jinping) is likely to be just as tough on Beijing as his predecessor, an academic says. Photo: TNS
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US-China rivalry: Biden unlikely to be any softer on Beijing than Trump, leading expert says

  • President-elect’s diplomatic strategy ‘will be largely different from Trump, but that does not mean China-US relations will improve’, Tsinghua University’s Yan Xuetong says
  • Biden might also seek to use damage caused by Trump as a bargaining chip to get what he wants from Beijing, he says

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US president-elect Joe Biden (pictured in 2013 with Chinese President Xi Jinping) is likely to be just as tough on Beijing as his predecessor, an academic says. Photo: TNS US president-elect Joe Biden (pictured in 2013 with Chinese President Xi Jinping) is likely to be just as tough on Beijing as his predecessor, an academic says. Photo: TNS
US president-elect Joe Biden (pictured in 2013 with Chinese President Xi Jinping) is likely to be just as tough on Beijing as his predecessor, an academic says. Photo: TNS
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