Nicholas Burns worked for the US State Department for more than three decades. Photo: AFP Nicholas Burns worked for the US State Department for more than three decades. Photo: AFP
Nicholas Burns worked for the US State Department for more than three decades. Photo: AFP

China-US ties: ‘not much room to move’ for next American ambassador

  • The White House plans to nominate career diplomat Nicholas Burns as its next man in Beijing
  • It’s a positive sign but he will be limited in what he can do, observers say

Topic |   US-China relations
Nicholas Burns worked for the US State Department for more than three decades. Photo: AFP Nicholas Burns worked for the US State Department for more than three decades. Photo: AFP
Nicholas Burns worked for the US State Department for more than three decades. Photo: AFP
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