USA/CHINA – Biden’s China policy: balancing engagement with deterrence (Richard Javad Heydarian, Al Jazeera)

After being declared as the President-elect of the United States, Joe Biden, a scion of the American foreign policy establishment, has predictably vowed to restore his country’s global leadership and its commitment to a liberal international order.

In an unequivocal repudiation of the Trump administration’s “America First” neo-isolationism, the incoming US president has promised to “lead the world, not retreat from it”.