anti-China rhetoric



China and America: Four More Years

Outgoing Chinese president Hu Jintao congratulated Barack Obama on Wednesday after the U.S. president won re-election over Republican challenger Mitt Romney, according to Xinhua News: Hu said in a message that China-U.S....

Final Presidential Debate Ducks China

After the final U.S. presidential debate on October 22, any undecided voters who counted China as a deciding factor would most likely have been left swaying. The policies put forward by the two candidates, wrote Elizabeth M....

Would China Prefer a Romney Presidency?

The New York Times’ Jane Perlez explores the reaction in China to the “tough talk” deployed by U.S. President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney, who have used China as a punching bag both on...

Obama & Romney: “The Panda Sluggers”

After yesterday’s U.S. presidential debate, which saw more than its fair share of China bashing, The New Yorker’s Evan Osnos explains the current Chinese sentiment toward the two candidates: To China, the greatest...

What to Make of Romney’s China Talk?

While most assume that Mitt Romney’s “chest thumping rhetoric” will give way to reason if he wins the presidency this fall, Michael Swaine and Raymond Liu of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace warn...

In China, A Not-So-Super Tuesday

The New Yorker’s Evan Osnos notes that Super Tuesday has played second or third fiddle in the Chinese press this week, deemed less than impressive alongside Wen Jiabao’s annual report at the National People’s...

How Will Romney Respond to a Rising China?

From the campaign trail, Mitt Romney took some time to talk China. In a Wall Street Journal op-ed, Romney criticizes China’s political model, bashes President Obama for his policies in the Asia Pacific, and lays out his...

Ad Hurts Hoekstra; Actress Apologises

The Chinese-American actress who appeared in a controversial Super Bowl ad for Michigan Republican Pete Hoekstra has apologised on Facebook for her participation, according to Politico: “I am deeply sorry for any pain that...

Huntsman’s Running Mate: China

On the campaign trail in New Hampshire, The New York Times notes a growing curiosity with Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman’s Chinese language skills and his experience as America’s ambassador to...

Many Sides to the Solar Panel Debate

In response to accusations of Chinese companies dumping solar panels in US markets, the US is investigating the possibility of illegal subsidies to the Chinese solar industry. From Reuters: The Commerce Department said on...




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