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How Biden's China doctrine can swing the pendulum back

A shift toward the center is more likely in coming months

| U.S.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken says the U.S. approach to China will be "competitive when it should be, collaborative when it can be and adversarial when it must be."   © Getty Images

Ben Scott is director, Australia's security and the rules-based order project at the Lowy Institute.

Donald Trump's foreign policy often seemed guided by a simple rule: do the opposite of Barack Obama.

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