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The Obama-Xi Doctrines
Sixth Round of China-US Strategic and Economic Dialogue
April 16, 2012
Apr 16, 2012
"Pessimism and Optimism in Assessing China-US Relations"
A recent study co-authored by Dr. Kenneth Lieberthal and Dr.Wang Jisi has aroused a great deal of interest among Chinese and American officials and policy analysts who are concerned about the relationship. One frequently asked question is: given the degree of the mutual distrust and the difficulty in reducing it, are the two countries heading for a long-term strategic rivalry and confrontation?