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Boxed In On China

Trapped in a groundswell of anti-China sentiment, US President Joe Biden’s team appears to be staying the course set by the previous administration. A better way would be for both sides to go back to basics – the economics and trade issues that have long anchored the US-China relationship.

NEW HAVEN – It wasn’t just the weather that was cold when senior US and Chinese officials convened recently in Anchorage, Alaska to try to reset their countries’ relations after four years of mounting tension. Sadly, the meeting was more reminiscent of the Cold War era than of a fresh start. That needs to change quickly – before it is too late.