Biden Envoys Begin Asia Tour as U.S. Takes More Aggressive Posture Toward China

HeadlineMar 16, 2021

Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin met with their counterparts in Japan today and will next head to South Korea in their first overseas trip. The meetings are widely viewed as an attempt by the Biden administration to secure allies in Washington’s campaign to counter China’s growing power. After headlines, we’ll have the latest on U.S.-China relations with Vijay Prashad, the director of the Tricontinental: Institute for Social Research.

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