China’s US strategy is “confrontational where it must be and collaborative when it can be”, senior adviser to Beijing said. Photo: AP
China’s US strategy is “confrontational where it must be and collaborative when it can be”, senior adviser to Beijing said. Photo: AP

China needs ‘sense of crisis’ to balance US, Russia ties, brother of top Xi Jinping aide says

  • Yang Jiemian, who helped older brother Yang Jiechi coin one of Xi’s favourite foreign policy catchphrases, defends China’s hawkish stance on the US
  • While describing Russia’s turn towards China as a major shift, Yang warns Beijing against complacency and exaggerating the US-Europe divide

Topic |   China-Russia relations
China’s US strategy is “confrontational where it must be and collaborative when it can be”, senior adviser to Beijing said. Photo: AP
China’s US strategy is “confrontational where it must be and collaborative when it can be”, senior adviser to Beijing said. Photo: AP
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