The selection of an experienced trade negotiator with credibility in Washington and experience wrangling Beijing could break the current logjam and result in a productive airing of grievances.
In a trend reminiscent of 2016, China's efforts to interfere in the U.S. election has divided the American political class, largely because Beijing's efforts appear less threatening than Moscow's brutish maneuvers.
The U.S. must combat Beijing's attempted takeover of leading international organizations.
There is much talk of a budding "new Cold War" with China, but that analogy is counterproductive.
The U.S. should use Cuba as leverage toward improving the geopolitical situation in Venezuela.