Why the US wanted to send a strong signal to China and how this was also about domestic politics.
Synopsis: The Straits Times examines various facets of the US-China rivalry and its implications for Asia.
Join Charissa Yong and Danson Cheong - ST’s US and China correspondents respectively based in Washington DC and Beijing - as they take a look at America’s response to the alleged Chinese spy balloon, and the global fallout.
Highlights (click/tap above):
1:10 Why China was dismayed
2:28 Why Biden responded the way he did
4:27 China’s unusually conciliatory stance
7:25 The US-China spiral of suspicion
Produced by: Charissa Yong (firstname.lastname@example.org), Danson Cheong (email@example.com), Teo Tong Kai and Fa’izah Sani
Edited by: Teo Tong Kai and Fa’izah Sani
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