Political Frictions

Brookings Institution: Growing Distrust between China and the U.S.

Although both Beijing and Washington consider the U.S.-China relationship to be the most important in the world, distrust of each other’s long term intentions (“strategic distrust”) has grown to a dangerous degree. The coauthors of this path-breaking study—one of America’s leading China specialists and one of China’s leading America specialists—lay out both the underlying concerns … Continue reading

Third Presidential Debate 2012: Obama and Romney on China
Political Frictions

Third Presidential Debate 2012: Obama and Romney on China

  Foreign policy takes center state in the last debate between President Obama and Governor Romney, October 22 at Flynn University in Boca Raton, Florida. Obama says he insists China ‘plays by the rules’. Romney said the US must collaborate with China ‘if they’re willing to be responsible’.     Debate Transcript: MR. SCHIEFFER: Let’s go … Continue reading