To sift through Beijing’s bogus claims, this should be the Biden mantra.
Beijing has made no secret of its ambition to dominate the strategically vital region. The U.S. can’t let that happen.
Beijing’s lack of transparency and veracity around its handling of the coronavirus is a factor in this steep decline in favorability.
If anything good has come out of the COVID-19 crisis, that might be it.
What began as subsistence farming for the rural poor has developed into a substantial industry.
Already, Beijing is trying to whitewash the early history of COVID-19’s spread, with the help of willing partners in the West.