January 14, 2011 Headlines
Paul Krugman calls them VSPs—very serious people. Three VSPs weigh in on U.S.-China relations ahead of next week’s summit between President Obama and President Hu Jintao:
Henry Kissinger, who ‘opened’ China, suggests that Chinese-American relations may defy a history of rising power conflict…if managed the right way.
Philip Stephens argues that “In the US administration’s version of events, Mr Obama’s offer in 2009 of a strategic partnership was misinterpreted by Beijing as admission of US decline.”
Commerce Secretary Gary Locke says it takes five long steps for the Chinese to actually do something, and that we are at step one.
Reuters looks at key U.S.-China trade issues.
Toyota is trying to work around its reliance on China for rare earth minerals.
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