Heine’s Analysis: Biden-Xi Meeting Breakdown

Amb. Jorge Heine

Ambassador Jorge Heine, Research Professor at Boston University’s Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies and Interim Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, was prominently featured in a recent interview on DNews, discussing the upcoming meeting between Presidents Biden and Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the APEC summit in San Francisco.

In the interview, Professor Heine, an expert in international relations and specifically on China, provided valuable insights into the significance of this meeting. He highlighted the rare in-person interaction between the two leaders, emphasizing the need to address and ease tensions between the United States and China. Additionally, Professor Heine touched upon the broader context of APEC 2023, expressing his views on the challenges and opportunities the summit presents, especially in the context of evolving global dynamics. His analysis delves into the complexities of international relations and the potential impact of the meeting on trade, geopolitics, and the Asia-Pacific region.

The full video can be found on DNews Youtube here.

Ambassador Jorge Heine is a Research Professor at the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University. He has served as ambassador of Chile to China (2014-2017), to India (2003-2007), and to South Africa (1994-1999), and as a Cabinet Minister in the Chilean Government. Read more about Ambassador Heine on his faculty profile.