KEPENTINGAN POLITIK DONALD TRUMP DAN XI JINPING DALAM MENINGKATKAN RELASI KONFLIKTUAL ANTARA AS-TIONGKOK DI MASA PANDEMI COVID-19

Rangga Amalul Akhli, Galby Rifqi Samhudi

Abstract

Episode konflik antara Donald Trump selaku Presiden Amerika Serikat dan Xi Jinping sebagai Presiden Tiongkok memulai babak baru pada masa penyebaran pandemi COVID-19. Sosok kedua pemimpin tersebut menjadi kunci bagaimana dua negara besar ini menetapkan kebijakan darurat dan kerja sama kesehatan di ranah internasional. Artikel ini mencoba menjawab kebijakan apa yang diaplikasikan Trump dan Xi pada masa pandemi COVID-19 dan motif di balik kebijakan tersebut. Dengan menggunakan perspektif teori kepemimpinan, artikel ini berkesimpulan bahwa kebijakan yang ditempuh oleh Trump dan Xi merupakan refleksi dari karakter personal keduanya dan upaya mereka untuk mempertahankan kekuasaan yang mereka nikmati pada saat ini.

Keywords

COVID-19, Donald Trump, kebijakan luar negeri, kepemimpinan, Xi Jinping

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