Mitt Romney



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....

Curiosity and Indifference Toward U.S. Election

As it became clear that President Obama had been re-elected Tuesday night, Chinese netizens responded quickly online, often comparing the U.S. political process to their own. Tea Leaf Nation has translated a number of weibo...

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....

China Questions for Third Obama-Romney Debate

Though China has already featured in the U.S. presidential debates, the focus on foreign policy in Monday’s performance is set to bring the most direct discussion yet. David Sanger posted a field guide to the debate at The...

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...

How Americans See China

As the Obama administration takes to the W.T.O ahead of the presidential election, political analysts Richard Wike and Bruce Stokes discuss the gulf between expert and public views of China from the U.S., based on recent Pew...

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...

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...



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