xi jinping u.s. visit 2012

Xi Jinping’s U.S. Visit Long on Style, Short on Substance

Vice President Xi Jinping has concluded his U.S. tour and seems to have made a positive impression with his relaxed and friendly manner, a sharp contrast to the often wooden appearances of President Hu Jintao and other Chinese...

Xi Jinping Talks Agriculture in Iowa, Shipping in L.A.

As Vice President Xi Jinping continued his visit across America, he held agricultural trade talks with officials in Iowa after a reunion with a family who hosted him in 1985. From Reuters: Extending his visit to the top U.S....

Xi Jinping Goes to Iowa

Vice President Xi Jinping has concluded his visit in Washington, where he met with President Obama, Vice President Biden, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and other top officials. Both sides reported that the meetings were...

Xi Jinping Meets with President Obama

Vice President Xi Jinping met with President Obama today in the White House. Reuters reports: In White House talks, Obama sought to reassure Xi that Washington welcomed China’s “peaceful rise” but made clear...

Spotlight: The “Princeling” Generation

In the first of a three part series on China’s upcoming leadership transition, and with president-in-waiting Xi Jinping beginning his U.S. trip on Monday, NPR’s Louisa Lim explores the willingness of China’s...

Who Is Xi Jinping? (Updated)

Vice President Xi Jinping’s highly-anticipated trip to Washington this week has been in the planning stages for three years, the Los Angeles Times reports: Xi’s five-day visit, which begins Tuesday when he meets...

Xi Jinping Preparing for U.S. Visit

Vice President Xi Jinping, who is slated to take over the helm of the Party from Hu Jintao later this year, will visit the U.S. next week. His visit comes as tensions with the U.S. are heightened over a number of issues:...



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