China’s leaders say that Biden offers a ‘new window of hope.’ Their experts are more skeptical.

Beijing is likely to seek short-term stability as it anticipates a long-term advantage, writes Jessica Chen Weiss, associate professor of government, in a Washington Post op-ed. Chen Weiss gives four areas to watch on what a new U.S. administration will mean for U.S.-China relations.

“As the Biden administration takes office, many observers are wondering about the escalation in U.S.-China tensions in recent months,” Chen Weiss and co-author Kacie Miura write in the piece. “The rocky transition of power, as many U.S. commentators note, has left the United States in an especially vulnerable position.”


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