presidential election



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...

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...

Huntsman Ends Presidential Bid

With Asia waking up Monday to news that Jon Huntsman would drop out of the Republican presidential race and endorse Mitt Romney, The New Yorker’s Evan Osnos closes the book on the campaign of the former U.S. ambassador to...

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...

Will the Internet Generation "Take China Down"?

As a colourful Republican field vies for the chance to take on Obama in next year’s presidential election, the China issue has been a focal point of debate. Most candidates have competed to adopt a harder line than their...

China Bashing on the Campaign Trail

With former ambassador Jon Huntsman berating his fellow Republicans this week for their “anti-China pandering”, Businessweek’s Joshua Green examines a long history of presidential candidates talking tough on...

Huntsman Worked for Obama. Can He Beat Him?

The New York Times asks whether, having served as Ambassador to China under Obama, Jon Huntsman might beat him in next year’s presidential election. If Democrats succeed in wrecking his bid by playing up his role in the...




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