Biden, Xi Hit the Reset Button on China-US Relations. Can It Last?
By Shannon Tiezzi
The biggest outcome from the meeting was a promise to keep talking on a whole host of issues. But that achievement shouldn't be underestimated.
US Senators See a Glimmer of Hope for Breaking Logjam With China Over the Fentanyl Crisis
By Associated Press
China has refused to hold talks on fentanyl unless the U.S. lifts certain trade restrictions, but Xi did not reject immediately a recent entreaty to hold talks – an illustration of what counts as progress amid the China-U.S. chill.
The US Opioid Problem Is Also a China Problem
By Jim Crotty
China makes the bulk of fentanyl precursor chemicals and shows little interest in stopping the outflow.
Fentanyl in America: A Barometer of the China-US Relationship
By Bonnie Girard
China has numerous potential avenues for cracking down on illegal drug production and export. What it lacks is the political will to do so.
The Trump-Xi G20 Trade Truce Doesn't Get to the Deep Divisions Between Both Sides
By Ankit Panda
Markets will breathe easy temporarily, but the trade war isn't over.
China-US Cooperation and the New Opium War
By Austin Bodetti
Despite friction elsewhere, in the War on Drugs Beijing and Washington are on the same side.