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January 6, 2023 at 1:04 PM
What’s the big idea? With Qin Gang leaving his post as China’s ambassador to the United States to become Beijing’s next foreign minister, the question for those who track it is how the move could impact the bilateral relationship. An ambassador heading back to capital to take a cabinet role is not usually a reason to reevaluate ties writ large, but Qin’s short tenure in Washington, DC, was hardly typical. Qin took up his post in July 2021, when the...

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