(USA) US faces both better and worse odds (Robert Lawrence Kuhn & Shen Yi, Global Times)

With Joe Biden officially sworn in as the 46th president of the US, many are wondering what changes will be done in the world’s most powerful (yet declining) country. Will the new administration clean up the mess and lift the US out of the marsh? Or will the US reunite itself to again take the leading role in the world? The Global Times invited scholars from both the US and China to share their points on these issues.