Topic: Xi Jinping

Will the NSA Revelations Harm US-China Relations?

Huffington Post (June 18, 2013)

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The startling revelations about massive U.S. surveillance programs run by the National Security Agency emerged in early June just as President Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping were about to begin their informal summit meeting where cyberespionage was high on the agenda. While the Obama-Xi summit succeeded on several levels, the two leaders made no discernible progress on cyber… Read more »

Creating a New Model for U.S.-China Relations at the Obama-Xi Summit

Huffington Post (June 4, 2013)

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This week’s summit meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and President Barack Obama offers a historic opportunity to improve U.S.-China relations – but only if both sides frankly discuss the critical issues now dividing them and lay the basis for an ongoing process of mutual threat reduction. Fortunately, there is one major area where the two leaders… Read more »

Cooperating With China to Contain North Korea

Huffington Post (April 7, 2012)

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After nearly two months of outrageous North Korean threats and high tension on the Korean peninsula, the United States intends to rely much more heavily on China to achieve core American security goals in Northeast Asia — maintaining stability while containing the threats from Pyongyang. In the face of real uncertainty about North Korea’s intentions… Read more »