Separate analysts in Taipei and Beijing expressed alarm at China's hard-line foreign policy this week, warning that the posture would accelerate the formation of a global anti-China alliance.
"COVID-19 has brutally exposed and deepened inequality both within and between countries, and highlighted the staggering disregard our leaders have for our shared humanity," Amnesty International Secretary General Agnès Callamard said on Tuesday.
The democratic island is one of the flashpoints where the simmering U.S.-China confrontation could escalate into open conflict.
The island's intelligence bureau says pressure on Taipei will increase around the Chinese Communist Party's centennial this summer and Xi's likely re-election next year.
There will be no military parade to mark the Communist Party's 100th anniversary, but Chairman Xi Jinping will deliver a speech, a senior information officer said a press conference on Tuesday,
Biden administration officials are fond of saying America is "back." This is true insofar as it means reverting to Obama-era policies.
North Korean Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un stressed to Chinese President Xi Jinping "the need to strengthen the unity and cooperation between the two parties and two countries to cope with the hostile forces' all-round challenges and obstructive moves."
When we say, "Never Again," we must mean it.
The new president seems ready to follow the path set by his predecessor. That may not sit well with big campaign contributors from Wall Street to Silicon Valley to Hollywood, who are fixated on the massive—and still growing—Chinese market.
"The entire military must coordinate the relationship between capacity building and combat readiness," Chinese President Xi Jinping said during a plenary meeting of the fourth session of the 13th National People's Congress.
Gina Raimondo described China's behavior as "anti-competitive" and "coercive," adding that the nation's "human rights abuses are horrific."
The crackdown is part of a larger effort by the Chinese government to step up control over internet companies.
Biden said he raised several contentious topics with his Chinese counterpart, including human rights abuses and the coronavirus pandemic.
President Joe Biden expressed his "fundamental concerns" about China's "unfair economic practices" and human rights abuses during his first presidential call with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Wednesday.
The WHO announced it's ending its investigation into the Wuhan lab's ties to the coronavirus pandemic.
Increasingly clear signals have been sent back and forth between Washington and Beijing, with China's tightly controlled state media now calling on President Joe Biden to make the first move.
China has maintained its pressure on Taiwan into President Joe Biden's administration, with regular military exercises close to the island.
Taking the second wave seriously, Chinese authorities have imposed lockdown measures in at least 11 regions in three provinces.
The manipulation of cinema has been an explicit part of Beijing's "media warfare" strategy for years.
The Chinese leader's pointed speech, which many took as a veiled message for President Joe Biden, included the line: "The strong should not bully the weak."
Once buoyant about the chances of a thaw in relations, China's state media is now warning of a "long winter" ahead for ties with Washington.
In a 20-minute virtual address to leaders attending the World Economic Forum, the Chinese leader warned against forming "cliques" and the start of a "new Cold War."
President Biden must stand firm on Secretary of State Pompeo's genocide determination.
Trump could both box in his successor and solidify his recalibration of U.S.-China policy with one brilliant diplomatic move.
In America, it's China in reverse: A very different brand of amnesia—and self-hatred—is being promoted.
The sum total of a Biden China policy at this point seems to be multilateralism. Toward what end, we have not the faintest idea.
China's president has ordered that all coronavirus research must be approved by a task force before publication, according to internal documents.