- Wendy Sherman's visit to China | The U.S. Deputy Secretary of State will visit China on Sunday as bilateral tensions are on the rise. After sanctions related to Hong Kong, hacking accusations, and the leak of the preparation details of the trip, the expectation about the result is not high. However, some say the visit could pave the way for a potential Biden-Xi summit this fall.
- Indo-Pacific Digital Agreement | The Biden administration is reportedly considering a digital trade agreement with U.S. allies in the Indo-Pacific region, which would set standards for the digital economy. Some see this as an opportunity for the U.S. to further exert its influence in the region while ignoring mutually beneficial, multilateral agreements.
- Biden on China | Experts weigh President Joe Biden's China strategy and agree that a more robust approach in addressing challenges with China must be taken. The U.S. should participate in international affairs, but no longer view itself as the leader of the "free world." Instead, it should work to fix domestic issue and develop a more comprehensive foreign policy that stems from cooperation.
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