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Biden losing friends and gaining enemies

Brandon J. Weichert, Asia Times – 27 April 2021 Strengthening relationships with its allies is key to the U.S. containing China’s economic coercion and rise to power, yet according to this article on Asia Times “the Biden administration has gone out of its way to alienate potential allies across the world”. Read the full article…

Realistic ambitions for US alliance system in Asia

Kori Schake, East Asia Forum – 7 April 2021 This short article on East Asia Forum analyses the U.S.’ network of alliances within Asia and China’s influence on them. The major barrier to enhanced relationships within the region, the article states, is their allies’ economic reliance on China whilst the U.S. “is more self-absorbed than…