John McCain

McCain: “Arab Spring Coming To China”

During a security conference in Munich over the weekend, United States senator John McCain cited recent tensions with Tibetans in southwest China in warning Vice Foreign Minister Zhang Zhijun that “the Arab Spring is...

McCain Tilts Towards Taiwan, Obama May Favor China

From Reuters: Republican presidential candidate John McCain would seek to defend Taiwan and play hard ball with China if he comes to office, but Democratic frontrunner Barack Obama would further sideline Taipei as he courts...

Obama An Overwhelming Hit With Chinese: Poll

From China Daily: Barack Obama may be leading the US presidential race against John McCain by only about 10 percent in his country, but he enjoys a much higher rating in China. A Reuters/C-SPAN/Zogby poll released Wednesday gave...

China Wants Stable Ties With US After Election

From AFP: China is watching the US presidential election closely, and whether the winner is Democrat Barack Obama or Republican John McCain, the priority for Beijing is to maintain stable ties with Washington. The strong...

China and the First McCain-Obama Debate

Presidential candidates Republican John McCain and Democrat Barack Obama had their first debate Friday night at the University of Mississippi, in Oxford, Mississippi.  Though scheduled to be a debate focused on foreign policy,...

Persistence of RMB/Dollar Currency Issue

Both U.S. Presidential candidates have stressed the need for China’s currency revaluation in their recent policy positions, reported earlier on CDT here.  But are their proposals economically sound? Obama writes at AmCham:...

McCain, Obama Plan For a More Confident China

From Wall Street Journal: A wave of Chinese nationalism is ensuring that whoever is elected president of the U.S. will face an ever more assertive and self-confident China. In response, both the McCain and Obama campaigns are...

Obama, McCain Must Tread Lightly On China

Jefferey A. Bader and Richard C. Bush III writes on the The Beijing Olympics coincide with our party conventions heralding the countdown to November’s presidential election. With the world’s media...

China Swipes At McCain Over Dalai Lama Meeting

From AFP: China warned US presidential candidate John McCain on Monday to stop “supporting and conniving with” the Dalai Lama, saying that meeting the Tibetan spiritual leader hurt Sino-US relations. The call came...

McCain Meets With Dalai Lama as Olympics Near

From Wall Street Journal: With the Beijing Olympics just two weeks away, Sen. John McCain brought China to the forefront of the foreign-policy debate Friday by meeting with the Dalai Lama. Despite a recent focus on Europe and...

New US President Seen Unlikely To Confront China

From AFP: Despite their rhetoric, White House aspirants Barack Obama and John McCain are unlikely to adopt a confrontational approach towards China even as it flexes its military and economic muscles, experts say. China invites...



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