US-China policy: a years-long trade war and accusations that China is to blame for the Covid pandemic – US relations with the People’s Republic have not been as bad as under Donald Trump for more than four decades. And although Trump’s administration has only a few days left, it’s stepping it up a notch. At the weekend, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lifted the restrictions on official contacts with Taiwan that had previously applied. An affront. After all, the CP China demands that the rest of the world does not officially recognize Taiwan as an independent country. The US is now opposing that with this move.
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