Tuesday, January 19, 2021

The "China threat" to US global dominance in the Biden Adminstration

Although [incoming Secretary of State Antony] Blinken acknowledged US President Donald Trump was "right in taking a tougher approach to China," he stressed that he "very much" disagreed with the manner in which the president went about the matter.

"The basic principal was the right one," he remarked.

The nominee also informed the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that there is a strong enough foundation in place that could help to build a bipartisan policy on China....
Sputnik International
There Is 'No Doubt' China Poses Most Significant Challenge to US, Blinken Says

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The Joe Biden administration has already made its intentions clear about reversing, through a series of executive orders, some of the policies of the Trump administration. The new regime is well poised to reverse the over-all course of the previous regime. This includes not only domestic policies, but foreign relations as well. During the Trump era, China was the main focus of Washington’s global “trade war.” While the Democrats did criticize this war, their disagreement was only over war tactics and not the war itself. They agreed in principal that the US does need to counter China. It is, therefore, logical to see the Biden administration returning with a new strategy to tackle the rise of China. The new strategy, however, is not really ‘new’; it is only a return to the Obama era “Asia Pivot” policy, an idea that involved a major shift in the way the US would previously position itself in the Indo-Pacific region. It involved an enhanced military and naval deployment in this region and proposed to counter China militarily. “Asia Pivot” was to serve as the linchpin of US presence in the region. It was as much about countering the ‘China threat’ as about maintaining US supremacy....
What is wrong with these people, off on another fools errand that will further weaken the US position in the world. No one is fooled by selective faux outrage over "human rights," or "American exceptionalism", or the "superiority of Western civilization" as anything but subterfuge for projection of power and world domination.

NEO — A Journal of Institute of Oriental Studies, Russian Academy of Sciences
Joe Biden’s “Asia Pivot 2.0” is Already Here
Salman Rafi Sheikh, research scholar at the National Institute of Pakistan Studies, Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, Pakistan

1 comment:

Peter Pan said...

TPP may live again.