2023-02-08 12:13:49

Matt Duss on Biden's State of the Union & the Risks of an Anti-China Consensus in Washington

President Biden delivered his second State of the Union speech Tuesday and discussed his administration's support for Ukraine, growing tensions with China and other international challenges. Foreign policy scholar and former Bernie Sanders adviser Matt Duss says one major missing theme was the "global war on terror." "We need to acknowledge that this war is still very much ongoing," says Duss, noting that thousands of U.S. troops are deployed around the world. He also says that while the Biden administration's approach to the Chinese balloon that entered U.S. airspace was calm and measured, the strong anti-China position that seems to divide much of Washington is a concern. "This idea of trying to create political unity around … any external threat has a very bad history," says Duss.

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