CHINA/RUSSIA/TRADE: "President-elect to keep Moscow sanctions for now, won't commit to longtime Taiwan deal. -President-elect Donald Trump suggested he would be open to lifting sanctions on Russia and wasn’t committed to a longstanding agreement with China over Taiwan—two signs that he would use any available leverage to realign the U.S.’s relationship with its two biggest global strategic rivals."

 – “Trump Sets Bar for China, Russia,” The Wall Street Journal, Jan 14. 2017, Peter Nicholas, Paul Beckett, and Geral F. Seib, 1/14/2017

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