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Obama Hu Jintao

Time to Think Differently About China

Chai Ling | Posted 01.12.2012 | World
Chai Ling

What will Hu Jianto and President Obama discuss during his visit? The dire case of Chen Guangcheng, whose life hangs in the balance, the millions of lives China's One-Child Policy is "preventing" -- or simply business?

Obama Urges China To Rein In North Korea

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — President Barack Obama urged China's leader in a phone call Monday to send Beijing ally North Korea a message that "its provocations a...

Chinese Leaders Must 'Do Better' Says Speaker

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. lawmakers pressed Chinese President Hu Jintao on North Korea and human rights on Thursday, while Vice President Joe Bide...

Chinese President To Face Tougher Audience With Congress

AP | TOM RAUM | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — Chinese President Hu Jintao denied his country is a military threat despite its arms buildup and pressed the U.S. on Thursday for c...

The Obama-Hu News Conference: Missed Opportunity for China

Mark Dorlester | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Dorlester

While most of us are focused on domestic issues like banking and health care, a truly spectacular, world history-making event just concluded in the Ea...

"Quintessentially American" Fare On China State Dinner Menu

Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

After bringing in prominent guest chefs for their first two state dinners, the Obamas relied on in-house Executive Chef Cristeta Comerford and Executi...

Changing Our Dysfunctional Relationship With China

Scott Paul | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Scott Paul

With Chinese President Hu Jintao's state visit, it is a good time to reflect on how the dysfunctional U.S.-China relationship has developed, and to consider why it may be time for a trial separation.

Has China Won the U.S. Solar War?

Richard Kauffman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Richard Kauffman

Until we are able to develop a strong market for renewables in the U.S., China will continue to reap the benefits.

U.S.-China: Global Warming Work Ahead on Heels of Presidential Summit

Jake Schmidt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jake Schmidt

The meetings between the two countries over the next three days are an important opportunity to continue to detail five key components of the international response to global warming.

America and China: Partners or Rivals?

Michael Vlahos | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Vlahos

History tells us rivals often make the most productive partners. In charting the course for U.S.-China relations today and in the future, the Cold War provides a useful guide.

Obama, Chinese President In Daylong Meetings Before Glitzy State Dinner

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

WASHINGTON — In a rare concession on a highly sensitive issue, Chinese President Hu Jintao used his White House visit on Wednesday to acknowledg...

Welcoming Hu Jintao

Ken Blackwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ken Blackwell

Washington is welcoming Hu Jintao. We have to roll out a red carpet for the man and the regime that hold a trillion dollars in U.S. debt. And we've heard nary a word from the president about its human rights abuses.

Feuding Partners: A Shift in the Balance of U.S.-China Relations

Ted Galen Carpenter | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ted Galen Carpenter

Since Nixon's famous visit in 1972 ended the period of unrelenting mutual hostility, the complex U.S.-China relationship has always had elements of both partnership and rivalry -- but now rivalry may again eclipse its more positive cousin.

Chinese President To Have Rare Session With U.S. Media

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — When it comes to public appearances, China's president is no Barack Obama. Stiff and media-averse, the 67-year-old Hu Jintao will be ...

The Obama-Hu Jintao Summit Meeting This Week

Joseph Nye | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Joseph Nye

Many Chinese believe that China should be less deferential to the U.S. because they think the U.S. is in decline. But this view is mistaken and China is unlikely to equal American economic, military or soft power for decades to come. Nonetheless, overconfidence has led to more assertive Chinese behavior in the last two years that alienated the Obama administration -- and this is the backdrop for this week's Washington summit. Since both countries have more to gain from cooperation than conflict, we must hope that Hu's state visit goes well.

Over China, The U.S. Frets And Fetes

AP | CHRISTOPHER BODEEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — Chinese leader Hu Jintao is being feted in Washington this week with a lavish state banquet at the White House and other pomp usually ...

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED: Obama Claims Strong Global Hand Despite Lackluster Performance

AP | BEN FELLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

YOKOHAMA, Japan — President Barack Obama appealed to Asian leaders Saturday for greater access to fast-growing markets, proclaiming "the United ...

President Hu Jintao Taunts Barack Obama For Owing China $800 Billion On 'SNL' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Last night's "Saturday Night Live" opened up with a sketch about President Obama's recent trip to Asia for the G-20 conference. During a routine press...

CURRENCY WAR DODGE: Obama, Hu Jintao Meet Ahead Of G20 Summit

Voice Of America | Dan Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Barack Obama and China's President Hu Jintao promised to keep their countries' relationship moving forward, ahead of the G20 summit in Seoul...

Obama and Hu Jintao Talk Climate Change: "We Must Rally The World" For Climate Deal In Copenhagen

AP | JENNIFER LOVEN and ARTHUR MAX | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

BEIJING — President Barack Obama, with China's leader at his side, lifted his sights Tuesday for a broad interim accord at next month's climate ...