President Joe Biden has said he expects US rivalry with China will take the form of “extreme competition”. Photo: AP
President Joe Biden has said he expects US rivalry with China will take the form of “extreme competition”. Photo: AP
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US-China tensions: Joe Biden signals tougher line on Beijing with key appointments

  • Asia experts and veteran advisers from the former Obama administration are among picks for roles across departments
  • President has warned of ‘extreme competition’ with China and the change in tone from the Obama era is unambiguous, analyst says

President Joe Biden has said he expects US rivalry with China will take the form of “extreme competition”. Photo: AP
President Joe Biden has said he expects US rivalry with China will take the form of “extreme competition”. Photo: AP
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