FOCUS: Biden, at 100 days, faces mixed outlook on diplomacy to counter China

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U.S. President Joe Biden's diplomacy during his first 100 days in office has largely been about mustering a network of coalitions among allies and like-minded countries to counter a more authoritarian and assertive China. But fleshing out a coordinated China strategy even with the closest U.S. allies in East Asia does not always seem easy in the face of deep-seated discord between Japan and South Korea, as well as their differing diplomatic priorities and levels of dependence on the world's second-largest economy. The Biden administration's efforts have already yielded some results, with Japan...

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