U.S. President Donald Trump renews his attacks against China, as tensions flare between the two economic powers.
Tensions between Washington and Beijing have ratcheted up since the White House blamed the coronavirus on a lab in Wuhan, a claim Beijing strongly denies.
Our host Anand Naidoo, talked with Max Baucus, former U.S. Ambassador to China and asked him what he thought of China-U.S. relations amid the global coronavirus pandemic.
- Max Baucus is a former U.S. Ambassador to China
- Victor Gao is Vice President of the Center for China and Globalization.
- James Moore is the founder and CEO of the Washington Institute for Business, Government and Society.
When did China alert the U.S. of the outbreak of pneumonia with unknown cause? #COVID19Timeline pic.twitter.com/XHGgFco9s0
— China Xinhua News (@XHNews) May 12, 2020
Moscow considers the U.S. accusations against China of spreading COVID-19 groundless, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov says https://t.co/TjR3GX53dD pic.twitter.com/rSYCW1EZJ5
— China Xinhua News (@XHNews) May 14, 2020
2) Economists: In the post-pandemic future, economists expect tensions between the U.S. and China would get worse and there will be a vast tangle of unpaid debts.
Get ready for massive debt relief and more government intervention, they say. https://t.co/3pa8eVMKcc pic.twitter.com/CCJajrR6YP
— Bloomberg (@business) May 13, 2020
As tensions between China and the U.S. over the origins of coronavirus rise, Republicans are making moves to punish China through new legislation as well as a renewed focus on the trade war https://t.co/imL37lJIIp by @theothersarahh pic.twitter.com/6W4ROud4tt
— Forbes (@Forbes) May 13, 2020