Category Archives: Foreign Policy Issue News: US-China Relations

U.S.-China Relations News Post 9: Xi Jinping’s Visit to the U.S.

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News Sources: Various Articles on President Xi’s Visit—New York Times China Boasts Superpower Status—Wall Street Journal Xi Jinping Arrives In U.S. for Historic Visit—Huffington Post Chinese President Visits U.S. Amidst Controversy—NBC News White House Fact Sheet President Xi’s Visit: The White House Perspective   Arriving in Seattle on September 24, 2015, Chinese President Xi Jinping commenced … Continue reading U.S.-China Relations News Post 9: Xi Jinping’s Visit to the U.S.

U.S.-China Relations News Post 8: Climate Agreement

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Article: Climate Agreement Reached Between Obama and Xi In a historic November 4, 2015 agreement, U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to an ambitious climate change resolution that could make a major difference in global climate change development. The world’s two largest polluters came to a mutual agreement to cut emissions: the U.S. pledging … Continue reading U.S.-China Relations News Post 8: Climate Agreement

U.S.-China Relations News Post 7: China’s Economic Slowdown

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Article: Al Jazeera’s Take on China’s Economy Tumble   China’s enormous influence on the global economy may cause ripple effects if its economy does truly decline. China is the world’s second-biggest economy: Chinese economic performance is even capable of influencing U.S. fiscal policy. While China’s economy continues to grow, its rate of growth has slowed from … Continue reading U.S.-China Relations News Post 7: China’s Economic Slowdown

U.S. China Relations News Post 6: “1 Million Strong” Initiative

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Main News Source: “1 Million Strong” Initiative for Mandarin Fluency By 2020 “1 Million Strong”: Mandarin Language in the U.S. Other Sources: “100,000 Strong” Partnership Welcomes New “1 Million Strong” Initiative “100,000 Strong” Met, Now Opens Way For “1 Million Strong” On September 25, 2015, after continued meetings with Chinese President Xi Jinping, President Obama … Continue reading U.S. China Relations News Post 6: “1 Million Strong” Initiative

U.S.-China Relations News Post 5: The Trans-Pacific Partnership

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News Sources: Finalization of the TPP Faces Hostility TPP Agreement Reached, Congressional Approval Pending The TPP Could Worsen U.S. China Relations More Info on this topic: All About The TPP On September 28, 2015, after 5 years of negotiating, the U.S. and 11 other countries concluded negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a historically large and … Continue reading U.S.-China Relations News Post 5: The Trans-Pacific Partnership

U.S.-China Relations News Post 4: Cyber Deal vs. Skeptics

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Main News Sources: U.S. and China Reach Cyber Deal: No Economic Cyberespionage Skeptics Abound, Pessimistic about Drop in Cyberattacks During Chinese President Xi Jinping’s recent visit to Washington D.C., one of the major issues up for discussion was the growing concern of Chinese cyberattacks against the U.S. While the Chinese leadership denies sponsoring or engaging … Continue reading U.S.-China Relations News Post 4: Cyber Deal vs. Skeptics

U.S.-China Relations News Post 3: Unveiling of China’s New Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

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Main News Sources AIIB Signing Ceremony: China’s new Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank Other news sources AIIB Membership in High Demand U.S. Allies Willingness to Join the AIIB Raises Concern AIIB Loans: Fewer Strings Attached? AIIB Website http://www.aiib.org/   50 member states gathered in Beijing on June 29, 2015, in order to sign for member shares … Continue reading U.S.-China Relations News Post 3: Unveiling of China’s New Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

U.S. China Relations News Post 2: 7th Strategic and Economic Dialogue and the ongoing South China Sea dispute, then AND now

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Main articles: 7th Strategic and Economic Dialogue: South China Sea Talks ASEAN Summit: Obama speaks for Neutrality and Stability in South China Sea Other news sources: U.S. Likely to Patrol South China Sea Again this Year China’s Assertion in South China Sea Bears Risks Explanation of the Controversy: Background on South China Sea Dispute Sources: … Continue reading U.S. China Relations News Post 2: 7th Strategic and Economic Dialogue and the ongoing South China Sea dispute, then AND now

US-China Relations News Post 1: 7th Strategic and Economic Dialogue

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The news source: http://www.npr.org/2015/06/22/416538029/u-s-china-face-tensions-at-7th-strategic-and-economic-dialogue More information, outcomes: http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2015/06/244205.htm Sources: National Public Radio website, U.S. Department of State website   In late June of 2015, the U.S. and China held talks in Washington over a variety of economic and political issues. The talks cover hundreds of topics, in order to tighten U.S.-China solidarity and cooperation in economic, political, … Continue reading US-China Relations News Post 1: 7th Strategic and Economic Dialogue