Are U.S.-China Relations Salvageable? Interview on Chinese Diplomacy in 2024

In the first podcast of 2024 from the Belt and Road Institute in Sweden, Hussein Askary interviewed William Jones, long-time White House correspondent for the American weekly magazine Executive Intelligence Review in Washington D.C. and China expert, to discuss the pitfalls and opportunities of the relationship between the United States and China.

The two discussed the end of the year Chinese conference on diplomacy, highlights of Chinese diplomacy in 2023, what to expect in 2024, and will China prioritize its relationship to the Global South. Jones also gave his explanation of the expression “major power diplomacy with Chinese characteristics”. An interesting aspect of the role of space exploration in diplomatic relations is discussed at the concluding part of the interview.