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Biden exits three-hour Xi summit with no White House mention of China’s growing nuke arsenal

Posted on AllSides November 16th, 2021
From The Right
foreign policy, Joe Biden, China, nuclear weapons
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President Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping met via video teleconference for more than three hours on Monday night, discussing a wide slate of issues at a moment of growing international concern over Cold War prospects between the U.S. and the world’s biggest communist power.

While China‘s military muscle-flexing and advancements — including its rapidly expanding nuclear arsenal and a recent test of a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile — have made global headlines in recent months, a White House summary of Monday night’s call made no mention of a specific discussion on such matters between Mr. Biden and...

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