The Presidential Daily Brief


  1. Kerry Co-Chairs Economic Talks in Beijing

    John Kerry will travel to Beijing on Monday for the sixth U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue. The stakes are especially high this year considering that China is poised to overtake the U.S. as the world’s biggest economy. What’s more, Chinese hackles have been raised by the Obama administration’s open support for Japan in disputes over the South China Sea. Chinese President Xi Jinping wants the U.S. to view China more objectively, ambiguously calling for the two nations to “plant more flowers, not thorns.”


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