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US China Relations

China-Bashing Is a Tiresome Sport in American Politics

Daniel Wagner | Posted 04.11.2012 | World
Daniel Wagner

Instead of following predictable (and boring) scripts, why not turn the page on Cold War-esque rhetoric and find ways to join hands with China so as to mutually benefit from each other's comparative advantages?

Is China All It's Cracked Up to Be?

Rajan Menon | Posted 03.29.2012 | World
Rajan Menon

Sure, there's bad news about China: pollution, corruption, the hounding and jailing of dissidents, etc. But overshadowing such reportage is the grander theme of a China on the move and on the make, poised to reshape the world.

Presidential 'Contest' Pales Beside China Challenge

David Tereshchuk | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics
David Tereshchuk

Defense Department correspondents and commentators did not have to read between the lines much to pass on the twin message that our armed forces will be managed in a leaner fashion and with a decided tilt strategically toward countering threats in Asia.

Geithner Seeks China's Support For Sanctions On Iran

AP | JOE McDONALD | Posted 03.11.2012 | World

BEIJING — China and the United States have pledged during a visit by Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to cooperate on boosting the global eco...

The China Syndrome

Dr. Philip Neches | Posted 02.21.2012 | World
Dr. Philip Neches

The world is full of danger spots: Pakistan, Iran, North Korea. But when I feel really grim about the prospects for the world, my thoughts turn to China.

Is a Nuclear War With China Possible?

Lawrence Wittner | Posted 01.30.2012 | World
Lawrence Wittner

The gathering tension between the United States and China is clear enough. But need this lead to nuclear war? Not necessarily. And yet, there are signs that it could.

American Policy Made in China

Robert Kuttner | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics
Robert Kuttner

While Obama makes symbolic military gestures, his administration is doing nothing serious to contest China's growing threat to America's economic base.

How the U.S. Should Stay Relevant in Asia

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 01.18.2012 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

It is China's actions and refusal to listen to the concerns of its neighbors that have created an opening for the United States to increase its involvement.

America's New Cold War With China

Tom Hayden | Posted 01.17.2012 | World
Tom Hayden

By declarin he will dispatch 2,500 Marines to Australia, President Obama has crossed a line, beginning a new Cold War with China, one based on military encirclement on sea and land, costing unknown trillions in defense dollars, and shoring up cheap labor markets.

Obama: China Must Stop 'Gaming' The International System In Favor Of Its Economy

Posted 11.14.2011 | Business

President Barack Obama served notice on Sunday that the United States was fed up with China's trade and currency practices as he turned up the hea...

Global Freedoms and American Jobs

Rep. Louise Slaughter | Posted 01.10.2012 | Politics
Rep. Louise Slaughter

If we are to build upon the Arab Spring, the liberation of the Libyan people, and the flowering of individual rights around the world, our work starts at home, by defending American manufacturers and the American jobs they create.

China's 99% -- Why China Will Not Surpass the U.S.

Lyric Hughes Hale | Posted 01.03.2012 | World
Lyric Hughes Hale

As China is transitioning to become a full member of the world community from which it was entirely separated just forty years ago, we have perhaps seen the end of Chinese rather than American exceptionalism.

Making It in America

Jerry Jasinowski | Posted 12.19.2011 | Business
Jerry Jasinowski

Without question, the rise of China has been a major factor in our nation's loss of manufacturing jobs. However, there is growing evidence that China's challenge to U.S. manufacturing has peaked, and its competitive advantage is in decline.

Marines Start Military Drills In South China Sea, Reassure China Not To Worry

AP | By JIM GOMEZ | Posted 12.17.2011 | World

MANILA, Philippines -- About 3,000 U.S. and Filipino marines started two weeks of annual military drills in the Philippines on Monday that will includ...

Michele Bachmann Warns Of New Cuban Missile Crisis

Luke Johnson | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) warned an audience of supporters in Cedar Rapids, Iowa Monday that Hezbollah could build "missile sites" in Cuba. "Why...

Democrats May Get Flanked on Trade Policy

Peter Navarro | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics
Peter Navarro

Unfortunately for the Obama administration, whether they ultimately face Romney or Roemer or perhaps the both of them, the Democrats have been caught holding a bag of Clinton-Bush "free trade" leftovers.

Biden: China's U.S. Assets Are Safe Despite Downgrade

AP | By CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 10.21.2011 | Business

CHENGDU, China -- Vice President Joe Biden wrapped up a visit to China on Sunday that offered him extensive face-time with the country's expected futu...

A Bid to Boost U.S.-China Relations

Jayshree Bajoria | Posted 10.17.2011 | World
Jayshree Bajoria

Joe Biden's visit marks the first time a senior U.S. official will spend a substantial amount of time with China's president-in-waiting. "We're investing in the future of the U.S.-China relationship."

Joshua Hersh

China: U.S. Debt Crisis Is Giving Democracy A Bad Name | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.26.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- The seemingly endless process of resolving America's debt crisis may be giving America and its democratic form of governance a bad name ...

A Vision for Economic Renewal -- An American Jobs Agenda

Leo Hindery, Jr. | Posted 09.24.2011 | Politics
Leo Hindery, Jr.

Washington is often a city of Chicken Littles, which makes ringing the alarm bell difficult. But once Washington wakes up from its deficit hangover, politicians will realize the sky has already fallen. Here's what we can and need to do.

Why China Needs The U.S. (A Chinese Viewpoint)

WorldCrunch | Posted 09.14.2011 | World

Facing territorial disputes with its neighbors and deep uncertainties on the home front, China's newfound strength also requires stability that only t...

China Warns U.S. To Stay Out Of Sea Dispute

Posted 08.22.2011 | World

BEIJING (Reuters) – China urged the United States on Wednesday to leave the South China Sea dispute to the claimant states, saying that U.S. inv...

China Accuses U.S. Of Broad 'Internet War' Targeting Arab Governments

AP | Posted 08.03.2011 | World

BEIJING — The Chinese military accused the U.S. on Friday of launching a global "Internet war" to bring down Arab and other governments, redirec...

David Wood

U.S.-China Military Talks Snag On Taiwan Arms Sales | David Wood | Posted 07.18.2011 | World

WASHINGTON -- New talks this week between American and Chinese military leaders got stuck on the issue of Taiwan, the same problem that torpedoed U.S....

How to Understand China: Summer Reading

Michael Levy | Posted 07.18.2011 | Books
Michael Levy

If we want to understand where China is headed (indeed, where the world is headed), we need to stop listening to our diplomats and politicians, and pick up books by writers (whether journalists or novelists) who are in touch with China.