Melissa Chan (@melissakchan )

Melissa Chan

Bio reporter, writer | sometimes @dwnews | latest in El País, SCMP, Foreign Policy. Formerly London, China/Asia, Doha, California, and more 🌎.
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Twitter Web App : Another good observation from Elizabeth Economy is that China’s economic influence does not necessarily translate into permanent political influence in other countries. I saw that in Ecuador when the end of the Correa administration heralded a 180 on China.

Twitter Web App : Q&A with Elizabeth Economy in The Wire China. On COVID: "Xi never hit the pause button. He just kept pressing forward with all of his... foreign policy ambitions" while the US "was in chaos and clearly not able to respond domestically much less internationally."

Twitter Web App : From Kara Swisher on Trump, China, and TikTok: "The president is directionally correct in his effort to thwart China’s ambitions" but he's also "the perfect example of someone playing checkers against someone playing chess."