Biden’s Dangerous Doctrine

Source: Foreign Policy
by Jonathan Tepperman

“Biden’s decision to confront Beijing and make that confrontation central to his foreign policy makes political sense. Whether it makes strategic sense, however — especially given the provocative way he’s going about it — is far less clear. U.S.-China relations are already at their worst point in decades, and the administration’s strikingly confrontational approach is likely to make things worse, while damaging other U.S. interests in the process. As it reveals itself, the nascent Biden Doctrine is turning out to be far more dangerous than most analysts — or the administration — seem to appreciate.” (07/21/21)