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....
by Samuel Wade | Oct 22, 2012
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...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 18, 2012
Former U.S. ambassador to China Jon Huntsman talked to Foreign Policy’s Isaac Stone Fish about China-bashing campaign rhetoric, Sino-U.S. relations and political sensitivities in China ahead of its looming leadership...
by Samuel Wade | Oct 4, 2012
In a televised presidential debate laden with dubious claims from both sides last night, initial polls declared Republican Mitt Romney the clear victor. Taiwan’s Next Media Animation agreed: Xinhua offered a rather drier...
by samuel wade | Dec 1, 2011
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...
by Samuel Wade | Apr 21, 2011
Vice President Xi Jinping has described departing US ambassador Jon Huntsman as “an old friend of the Chinese people”. Xi is likely to step up to China’s presidency next year, while Huntsman is widely expected...
by Japhet Weeks | Mar 26, 2008
Earlier this month, China’s legislature gathered and, among other things, reelected Hu Jintao as the country’s president — no surprise there. But the election of Xi Jinping as vice president, rather than Li...
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