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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.

Seizing the Opportunity to Improve US-China Relations

Donald Gross | Posted 05.19.2013 | World
Donald Gross

In his second term, President Barack Obama has a historic opportunity to improve U.S. relations with China. Without an improvement in U.S.-China relations, however, there exists a grave risk that simmering conflicts between the two countries could worsen considerably.

Consequences of Obama's 'Asia Pivot'

Franz-Stefan Gady | Posted 05.18.2013 | Politics
Franz-Stefan Gady

The United States' Asia pivot may yield the unintentional consequences of fostering closer strategic ties between the two Asian giants -- China and India -- which could result in a strategic alliance ostensibly hostile to Western interests in the region.

China's Strategic Next Step: Buying Critical US Taxpayer Funded Technology

Mark Pfeifle | Posted 03.19.2013 | Politics
Mark Pfeifle

Unless the Obama administration intervenes, the U.S. may soon have to depend on one of China's wealthiest and most politically-connected Communist party leaders for access to taxpayer-funded technology that will power the next generation of satellites and military vehicles.

Obama's Foreign Policy: Three Stages Of Hope

Amitai Etzioni | Posted 03.18.2013 | Politics
Amitai Etzioni

When historians write their chapter on the second Obama administration, many of its stories will have originated in the Middle East. However, in terms of weighty consequences for the U.S.'s role in the future world order, nothing will be as determinative as developments in the Far East.

The Road to Mandalay

Michael Brenner | Posted 01.26.2013 | World
Michael Brenner

President Barack Obama paid a much heralded visit to Myanmar last week. With little else going right with the American project to promote democracy in the world, Myanmar was a natural feel-good tale -- feel good about bright prospects for the Burmese and feel good about America's devotion to the noble cause of freedom.