‘Don’t poke China but keep it guessing’: White House insider Michael Pillsbury’s take on Trump’s strategy

//‘Don’t poke China but keep it guessing’: White House insider Michael Pillsbury’s take on Trump’s strategy

‘Don’t poke China but keep it guessing’: White House insider Michael Pillsbury’s take on Trump’s strategy

There is scope for Beijing and Washington to build a cooperative relationship but the US has to keep China on edge, according to a top adviser to US President Donald Trump.Michael Pillsbury, director of the Centre for Chinese Strategy with conservative think tank the Hudson Institute, said Trump had no intention of branding China an “enemy”, but regarded it as a competitor that had to be checked and counterbalanced, and an “unpredictable” US was the way to do that.Pillsbury, described by Trump…

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