EMN Director Retired Major Danny Sjursen explains what to know about the Biden Admin’s Winter Olympics Boycott in this NowThis video.
Beijing’s Winter Olympics kicked off today. But this year, the Biden Administration has a diplomatic boycott going on.
What does that really mean?
The boycott does not extend to Team USA.
It just means that America will not be sending a high-level official delegation.
The White House says it’s because of China’s ‘ongoing genocide’ against its Uyghur minority and quote ‘other human rights abuses.’
While Beijing’s policies are often terrible, it’s unclear how this boycott will meaningfully help the suffering Uyghurs.
Watch the full video here.