FAST FIVE: Biden's China Ambassador Pick Says Beijing Is "Greatest Threat" To US & The "Democratic World"

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And the democratic world,” Nicholas Burns, a former ambassador to NATO, told the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

They have no real allies.” He additionally described China's tactics across the region and with US allies in Asia and across the world as follows: He accused the Chinese government of being “an aggressor against India along their long Himalayan border, against Vietnam, the Philippines and others in the South China Sea, against Japan, in the East China Sea”.

“Beijing has launched an intimidation campaign against Australia, and even more recently Lithuania,” he said.

“The PRC's genocide in Xinjiang, its abuses in Tibet, its smothering of Hong Kong's autonomy and freedoms and its bullying of Taiwan are unjust and must stop.” Rallying allies against China is a key part of the Biden administration's strategy against Beijing.

It is our comparative advantage,” he said.

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