What’s good for the goose is often good for the gander in the world’s intertwined economies
Angle of Attack
A pair of new reports highlights where the U.S. and China are making their respective investments in each other’s backyard.
Senators Express ‘Concerns’ to Obama About Chinese Firm Huawei
New contract from an ally brings more U.S. pressure on a Chinese telecom giant suspected of cyber-espionage
At U.S.-China Summit, Leaders Talk of Avoiding Another Cold War
China’s President Xi Jinping announced that he was looking for the establishment of a “new model of major country relationship” with the United States, as he expressed urgency in taking steps to prevent another Cold War
Obama Approaches Chinese Cybersecurity Issue With Carrot, Not Stick
But Chinese President Xi Jinping is told continued hacking will sour relationship with the U.S.
Obama-Xi Sunnylands Summit: What to Expect
President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet for at least six hours this weekend in an unprecedented informal summit that stands to reshape the relationship between the two world powers for the next …
Dumpling Diplomacy: The U.S. Treasury Secretary’s Beijing Lunch Enchants China
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew’s humble lunch has become an Internet sensation in China
Hack Attack: China and the U.S. Trade Barbs on Cyberwarfare
On March 11, U.S. National Security Advisor Thomas Donilon said that Chinese hacking had become a “key point of concern” in bilateral relations.
Chen Guangcheng: Potential Study Abroad Deal May End Diplomatic Impasse with China
The blind legal activist who has been at the center of diplomatic struggle between the U.S. and China has been offered a fellowship to study at an American university, and the Chinese government has indicated it will accept Chen Guangcheng‘s application for travel documents, U.S. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said. …
The Chen Guangcheng Affair: U.S. Denies China Dissident’s Account of Coercion
U.S.officials and friends of Chen Guangcheng were stunned by reports Wednesday morning that the blind Chinese human rights activist said he was coerced into leaving the protection of the U.S. embassy in Beijing and is seeking …
Obama in Foreign Policy Interview: Warmonger or Milquetoast?
To the foreign policy left, Obama is a turncoat who spoke out against the George W. Bush Administration’s expansion of executive power during the 2008 campaign only to adopt some of Bush’s security-over-civil-liberties policies on taking office. To those on the right, Obama is a turncoat determined to cede American global preeminence …
Inside Obama’s World: The President talks to TIME About the Changing Nature of American Power
In an exclusive interview with TIME’s Fareed Zakaria, President Obama opens up on Iran, Afghanistan, China and the challenges the U.S. faces in navigating a rapidly changing world. A full transcript of their conversation follows
As Election Approaches, Obama Sharpens Rhetoric on China
Barack Obama’s first trip through Asia was about avoiding direct confrontation and modeling his new, un-Bush approach to foreign policy: More committed to international cooperation and deliberation, less aggressive in its …