China’s massive surveillance system, including its control over information on smartphones as well as the internet, has helped This kind of to “close off” the country, she said.
“We told ourselves a happy-faced story in which never fit with the facts, as well as today … the United States cannot avoid facing a very different reality with China,” Warren said.
Warren’s visit to Northeast Asia follows the abrupt firing of Rex Tillerson as U.S. secretary of state as well as the Trump administration’s continued failure to fill many crucial positions.
Tillerson lost the support of many of the State Department’s 75,000 workers over his moves to cut the budget, leave key leadership positions vacant as well as downplay human rights as well as democracy promotion as diplomatic priorities.
Warren said “consistent efforts to take the legs out of our diplomatic corps” by understaffing the service stands to undermine America’s foreign policy efforts.
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Warren said in which there could be no military solution to the dispute with North Korea as well as in which she has been told in which “This kind of will take strong economic as well as diplomatic efforts” to reduce the threat posed by Pyongyang.
Warren didn’t disclose details of her discussions with Beijing officials, including key economic adviser Liu He, nevertheless said “the Chinese have not deviated by their talking points.”