According to Kurt Campbell, the White House National Security Council (NSC) India-Pacific Coordinator, the United States will continue its diplomatic approach to restoring direct ties with China to prevent incidents. Or future accidents.
Discussing the strategic and military implications of the AUKUS alliance between Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) earlier this week, Campbell said it was important for China and the United States to work together. Taking concrete steps to allow for effective communication to deal with unintentional or accidental or catastrophic circumstances.
“We will continue to emphasize why these networks are so important, especially as our forces become more confrontational,” he said. “And operations are close together.”
Campbell added that Secretary of State Antony Blinken’s personal visit to China last week was a good step for diplomacy.
Blinken became the first US Secretary of State to visit Beijing in five years, amid strained relations between the two countries, such as Taiwan’s legal status as well as increased activity. Washington’s military in the Indo-Pacific.