September 15, 2020 | Policy
[Report] US broadsides meet silent confidence from Xi
Xi Jinping has been relatively quiet in public on the question of China’s approach to the US and the overall US-China relationship. This is likely because he has no good options when it comes to dealing with the US, and silence preserves flexibility. However, recent signaling suggests that Xi wants China’s diplomats to firmly hold the line, and that new compromises or new concessionary offers are unlikely.
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