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Biden should respond with his own China strategy

But instead of simply bashing China as the president has been doing, he could argue that it is Trump's protectionist and isolationist policy that has boosted Beijing's position instead

Mr Biden should make it clear that he regards China as a leading economic and military competitor of the US and demand an impartial international investigation of China's conduct following the outbreak of the coronavirus in Wuhan.

HISTORIANS who study the US slide into the military quagmire of the Vietnam War in the second half of the 20th century point out that two Democratic presidents - John F Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson - had played leading roles in getting Americans involved in that long and costly intervention in...

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