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Only China Can Contain China

Joseph Nye | Posted 03.11.2015 | World
Joseph Nye

The U.S. chose a policy that could be called "integrate and insure." China was welcomed into the World Trade Organization, but the U.S.-Japan security treaty was revived to insure against China becoming a bully. If a rising China throws its weight around, it drives neighbors to seek to balance its power. In that sense, only China can contain China.

Zach Carter

Here's The Biggest Problem With Obama's New Trade Push | Zach Carter | Posted 02.05.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In trying to win support for a controversial new trade pact in Asia, President Barack Obama has been offering one major reason why the d...

Michael Calderone

Chinese President Suggests News Outlets Are The Ones To Blame For Visa Problems | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.12.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -– Chinese President Xi Jinping suggested Wednesday that international news outlets are at fault when it comes to problems securing visas f...

Obama Rejects Notion Of Breakthrough With North Korea

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 01.10.2015 | Politics

BEIJING (AP) — President Barack Obama is squelching speculation that the release of two Americans held in North Korea might pave the way for a new r...

Obama Calls On China To Be A Partner In Ensuring World Order

Reuters | Posted 01.10.2015 | Politics

By Matt Spetalnick and Michael Martina BEIJING, Nov 10 (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Monday a successful China...

Howard Fineman

Obama Makes Rare Mention Of Tiananmen On 25th Anniversary | Howard Fineman | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In Castle Square in Warsaw, Poland, President Barack Obama eloquently celebrated the 25th anniversary of the dawn of modern democracy in...

Howard Fineman

China's Love-Hate Relationship With America | Howard Fineman | Posted 05.21.2014 | World

BEIJING –- The Chinese love to balance contradictions. They’ve been doing it for millennia. The newest and most compelling one is their intensifyi...

Howard Fineman

Obama The Pacific Islander Looks To The Ocean Of The 21st Century | Howard Fineman | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics

SINGAPORE -- If you look at President Barack Obama from the perspective of this wealthy island city-state, you appreciate his demographic breakthrough...

Michelle Obama Tells Chinese Students To Aim High

AP | DIDI TANG | Posted 05.25.2014 | Politics

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. first lady Michelle Obama spoke to rural Chinese students via web conferencing Tuesday, at her last stop of the six-day China to...

Chicken From China? Your Seafood Is Already Being Processed There

Nancy Huehnergarth | Posted 05.03.2014 | Home
Nancy Huehnergarth

One frequent refrain we've heard is that no U.S. company will ever ship chicken to China for processing because it doesn't make economic sense. Well guess what? It clearly does make economic sense because this process is already being used for U.S. seafood.

Obama's Baucus Nomination Reflects Key Economic Point

AP | MATTHEW PENNINGTON | Posted 12.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nomination of veteran Sen. Max Baucus as U.S. ambassador to China reflects the importance to Washington of advancing the econo...

War With China?

Allan Topol | Posted 02.09.2014 | Politics
Allan Topol

The United States and China are now playing a dangerous game which could lead to war. Beijing is asserting its new military might; and Washington is accepting the challenge.

Friends Spying on Friends -- The View From Europe

Allan Topol | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Allan Topol

At this point, we cannot undo the surveillance or what has been called cyber bullying. It is important, however, that American officials recognize the intensity of the European reaction, that it is serious, and that it is justified.

Obama's Shortened Asia Trip Is Boost For China's Xi

AP | GILLIAN WONG | Posted 10.04.2013 | World

BEIJING -- BEIJING (AP) — President Barack Obama has called off a trip to Asia just as China's president is being feted in regional capitals ahead o...

Obama, Xi Signal New Start

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. — It may not have been Ronald Reagan and Mikhail Gorbachev's Cold War walk by a frozen lake in Switzerland. But President ...

Obama Confronts Xi On Hacking Attacks

AP | Posted 06.09.2013 | Politics

RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -- President Barack Obama's national security adviser says the president described for China's leader the types of problems the ...

Obama Targeting Order Revealed

The Guardian | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

Barack Obama has ordered his senior national security and intelligence officials to draw up a list of potential overseas targets for US cyber-attacks,...

California Kings

Duncan Innes-Ker | Posted 08.06.2013 | World
Duncan Innes-Ker

China's president, Xi Jinping, meets his U.S. counterpart, Barack Obama, in California on June 7-8, seeking to ease some of the tensions generated by China's efforts to reshape the international order.

Lawmakers Urge Obama To Include Currency Rules In Trade Agreement

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON, June 6 (Reuters) - A bipartisan group of over half of the members of the U.S. House of Representative have signed a letter urging Presid...

The Obama-Xi Summit: Collaboration or Confrontation With China?

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.03.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

On the eve of Chinese President Xi's visit to Washington to discuss what has been called a new era of cooperation between the two countries, the climate is more akin to expanding a new orientation toward confrontation.

Obama To Meet With China On Hacking

AP | JULIE PACE | Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will be looking for signs from China's leader at their upcoming meeting that Beijing is ready to address its repo...

The Challenge of U.S.-China Relations

David W. Kearn | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics
David W. Kearn

The challenge for the United States is the management of China's rise. Precisely because of the major roles both economies play in the global economic system, the U.S. cannot simply "contain" China in the way that America and its allies were able to contain the Soviet Union during the Cold War.

Something America and China Could Do Together

Robert Fuller | Posted 06.29.2013 | World
Robert Fuller

The greatest threats to China and America come not from each other, but from flaws in their own systems of governance. Chinese and Americans alike are burdened by political systems that are not keeping pace with the times.

The Paradoxes of the Pacific Pivot

John Feffer | Posted 06.10.2013 | World
John Feffer

The "Pacific pivot" of the United States is nothing new. At the same time, it doesn't really exist. And yet, even though it doesn't exist, this pivot is partly responsible for the escalation of tensions in and around the Korean peninsula.

Why Is Beijing Leaking the Revolution?

Rebecca Novick | Posted 05.27.2013 | World
Rebecca Novick

It's amusing to imagine what Alexis de Tocqueville would make of China recommending his 'Revolution' to its people. What China's leadership seems to have failed to notice is that the French Revolution is generally considered to have been a good thing by its people.