The Heat: China-U.S. talks conclude in Alaska

The Heat

Chinese and U.S. officials have concluded their talks in Anchorage, Alaska after a strong and frank exchange. But, did the two economic superpowers find any common ground? 

The meetings, involving top diplomats from Beijing and Washington,  saw fiery exchanges Thursday before the cameras. 

Relations between China and the United States are said to be at an all-time low over trade and human rights. 

The two sides had expressed hope of resetting relations at these talks. 

Joining the discussion:

  • Bruce McConnell is the President and CEO of the EastWest Institute and Distinguished Fellow with the Stimson Center.
  • John Sitilides is a geopolitical strategist with Trilogy Advisors.
  • John Gong is a professor of Economics at the University of International Business and Economics.
  • Victor Gao is a current affairs commentator and Chair Professor at Soochow University.

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