The 2012 United States presidential campaign invoked China as a proxy for all that is ostensibly wrong with the US, writes David Firestein, and unlike before, China is increasingly viewed through a domestic policy lens.
Kenneth Lieberthal weighs in on how the candidates measure up in Monday’s foreign policy debate and concludes that there were few differences between Obama and Romney on China.
As America’s election season nears its finish, the debate seems to have come unhinged. Nowhere is that more evident than in the fixation on China – singled out by both President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney.
Every four years when the US has a presidential election, many people ask the same question: who is China's choice? This time is no exception. Given a choice, would Chinese choose Obama or Romney? On appearance it is difficult to give a definitive answer. Four years ago, China's relationship with the Obama Administration began with [...]
In about two weeks, a winner will be declared in the 2012 U.S. presidential election and the chosen candidate will work to form his administration. Wang Honggang writes that an understanding of how each administration would handle the next four years of the bilateral relationship with China is critically important.
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