• Trump's choice for top US diplomat talks tough on China

    One year ago - By My Sanantonio

    WASHINGTON - Pointing toward possible confrontation, Donald Trump's selection for secretary of state likened Beijing's island-building in the South China Sea to a takeover of another country's territory and spoke of forcing Beijing to fully apply sanctions on North Korea.
    While they focused largely on Russia, reflecting Tillerson's past relationship with its President Vladimir Putin and allegations of Russian hacking into the U.S. election, his testimony on China presented a sharp change in tone from the Obama administration's focus on cooperation.
    Under Obama, the U.S. has worked with...
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  • China Response to Trump's Choice for Top US Diplomat

    One year ago - By ABC News

    China is stressing mutual respect and cooperation in response to tough talk from Donald Trump's pick for U.S. secretary of state, who said the administration will block Chinese access to its fortified man-made islands in the South China Sea
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