Chinese and American flags flutter outside the building of a US company in Beijing. Photo: Reuters Chinese and American flags flutter outside the building of a US company in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
Chinese and American flags flutter outside the building of a US company in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
Douglas H. Paal
Opinion

Opinion

Douglas H. Paal

Washington needs time to repair Trump’s damage. The US-China talks and its stance on Taiwan have bought just that

  • Biden’s team wants to sound tough on Taiwan, but not push Beijing over the edge by abandoning the one-China policy
  • Keeping the peace will give the US time to deal with the pandemic, right social wrongs, and restore competitiveness at home

Chinese and American flags flutter outside the building of a US company in Beijing. Photo: Reuters Chinese and American flags flutter outside the building of a US company in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
Chinese and American flags flutter outside the building of a US company in Beijing. Photo: Reuters
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