Obama Blames Trump For China’s Aggression

  • During a recent speaking event in Australia, former President Barack Obama pinned the blame for China’s increasingly hostile behavior on his successor.
  • Observing that China’s conduct and attitude toward the world began to evolve “once I left office,” Obama surmised that Chinese President Xi Jinping sensed an opening when former President Donald Trump took command.
  • “With my successor coming in, I think he saw an opportunity because the U.S. president didn’t seem to care that much about a rules-based international system,” Obama said, the Daily Mail reported. “As a consequence, I think China’s attitude [is], ‘Well, we can take advantage of what appears to be a vacuum internationally on a lot of these issues.'”
Click to read full article

Sign Up for Our Newsletter

Join our list!

Sign up here to get our daily newsletter with the top trending headlines.