WASHINGTON — The United States and China on Tuesday pledged closer cooperation to deal with global hot spots such as Iran and the worst financia...
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As the G-2 "strategic dialogue" between the U.S. and China gets underway in Washington, I talked
with economic historian Niall Ferguson on relations between the two countries.
The global recession is re-exposing fissures in U.S.-China relations that Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson spent more than two years smoothing over.
In one health crisis after another, Beijing has simply fired officials, issued new quality standards, and promised to get it right next time. Meanwhile, the scandals have only continued.
BEIJING -- Not long ago, Chinese officials sat across conference tables from American officials and got an earful.
The Americans scolded the Chinese ...
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