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Xi loses a friend as US envoy’s term cut short

Washington’s top representative in Beijing is packing to leave as the world’s most important relationship hits a new low and needs an “old China hand” more than ever to stop tensions from spiraling out of control. Terry Branstad, who is seeing out the final weeks of his stint, must be bemoaning the long-gone amiability between […]