According to Dr. Pillsbury, the “Guide” focuses on nearly 200 “carefully selected” statements out of thousands of pages of policies and public statements by President Trump and his senior officials, with the aim of highlighting the significant differences compared to previous U.S. administrations’ policies towards China. They are categorized by characteristics into seven areas to present a holistic picture of the administration’s China policy.
Washington is poised to impose tougher auditing requirements on Chinese companies listed in the U.S., ending special treatment that Michael Pillsbury, director for Chinese strategy at the Washington-based Hudson Institute, says Biden was responsible for in the first place.
Wrote Pillsbury in 2015: “There is no available accounting of all the activities funded by the US government to aid China. Not only is America funding its chief opponent, it doesn’t even keep track of how much is being spent to do it."