Blinken to visit China to deescalate US-China tensions

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken is planning to visit China on June 19 in the hopes of opening further dialogue with Beijing. He hopes talks will dampen the general atmosphere of escalation and reduce the risk of miscalculation by either side. But a slowdown in US-China business collaboration and the public revelations of a Chinese spy base in Cuba could complicate the talks. The World’s host Marco Werman talks with Jessica Chen Weiss, a former senior advisor at the State Department’s policy planning staff and professor of government at Cornell University, about what’s in store for Blinken.

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