Trump makes a needed reset on China

The Trump administration has now publicly unveiled its plan to fundamentally shift US strategy towards China.

It is an important acknowledgement that US-China competition is heating up, an overdue admission that the past approach has failed and a national call to action. US Vice-President Mike Pence's landmark speech on US-China relations on Thursday was notable for two reasons.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 06, 2018, with the headline 'Trump makes a needed reset on China'. Print Edition | Subscribe