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State Dept Refuses to Explain Iran Envoy’s Talks with China

The State Department is refusing to provide details or even confirm statements by the Chinese government indicating the U.S.-Iran envoy Robert Malley recently spoke to Communist Party officials about the Biden administration’s efforts to reenter the 2015 nuclear accord.

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Biden quietly nixes Trump-era rule combating Chinese Communist-funded ‘propaganda’ centers

Ben Zeisloft | Campus Reform | February 7, 2021 President Donald Trump tried to enact a policy that would put pressure on American universities to reveal cooperation with China’s Confucius Institute. On January 26, President Biden quietly nixed the policy. A spokesperson for ICE confirmed to Campus Reform that the policy was rescinded. The Trump Read More…

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Biden signals shift in US stance on bilateral ties

By ZHAO HUANXIN in Washington and CHEN YINGQUN in Beijing | CHINA DAILY | February 6, 2021 US President Joe Biden said on Thursday that the United States is ready to work with China when it is in its interests to do so, while Beijing’s top envoy in Washington called for “practical cooperation” for the Read More…

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Secretary Blinken’s Call with PRC Director Yang

By Spokesperson Ned Price | U.S. Dept of State | February 5, 2021 Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken spoke today with People’s Republic of China (PRC) Director of the Office of the Central Commission for Foreign Affairs Yang Jiechi and extended his best wishes for the Lunar New Year. Secretary Blinken stressed the United Read More…

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Will Biden Force U.S. Taxpayers To Fund a Massive International Monetary Fund Bailout of China?

The SDR expansion proposal has been circulating for years, lately under the pretext of aiding developing countries affected by the pandemic. Expanding SDRs would open the IMF’s front door to many more morally hazardous bailouts—even to oppressive and/or corrupt regimes. The potential SDR windfall for China could run into the hundreds of billions—and Beijing’s debt-trap diplomacy could continue apace.