Council on Foreign Relations Chief: China sending ‘schizophrenic’ messages to American business
Semafor interviewed Michael Froman, president of the Council on Foreign Relations and former U.S. trade representative under President Obama, last week on the upcoming meeting between President Joe Biden and Chinese leader Xi Jinping and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in San Francisco. This interview has been edited for length and clarity.
What do you think is President Biden’s main objective going into the meeting with Xi Jinping and what would make it a successful meeting for the White House?
I think the main objective of the meeting is to...