Among the names circulating in Washington as possible candidates for the US ambassadorship to China is Chicago’s former mayor Rahm Emanuel. Photo: AP Among the names circulating in Washington as possible candidates for the US ambassadorship to China is Chicago’s former mayor Rahm Emanuel. Photo: AP
Among the names circulating in Washington as possible candidates for the US ambassadorship to China is Chicago’s former mayor Rahm Emanuel. Photo: AP

China awaits a new US ambassador as names circulate in Washington

  • Among them are Nicholas Burns of Harvard; ex-Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel; former senator Claire McCaskill; and Dan Kritenbrink, US envoy to Vietnam
  • It could still be several weeks before a nominee is announced, analysts say

Topic |   US-China relations
Among the names circulating in Washington as possible candidates for the US ambassadorship to China is Chicago’s former mayor Rahm Emanuel. Photo: AP Among the names circulating in Washington as possible candidates for the US ambassadorship to China is Chicago’s former mayor Rahm Emanuel. Photo: AP
Among the names circulating in Washington as possible candidates for the US ambassadorship to China is Chicago’s former mayor Rahm Emanuel. Photo: AP
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