US-China relations: from Chiang Kai-shek to Joe Biden, a Chinese-American author’s first-hand experience of nations’ rivalry

Chi Wang lives a quiet life in McLean, Virginia, near Washington, retired after 47 years working as the head of the Chinese section at the Library of Congress, and penning an occasional opinion piece for the South China Morning Post, mostly encouraging the United States and China to cultivate a better relationship.“I know Biden, he is not the best choice at the moment,” he says, referring to current US president Joe Biden. “America needs a good leader. China has a good leader, but China, you…