Horse Trading with Beijing

Gvosdev, Nikolas
November 2009
World Politics Review;11/20/2009, p1
The article examines attempts by the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama to influence the foreign policy of China. Periodical editor Li Hongmei cited that Obama's rhetoric is characterized by common strategy to set a limit on the rise and growth of China. The article cites the belief of China that there is no need to accommodate every U.S. preference in light of its growing clout. The implication of the emergence of China as indispensable for issues that are important to the U.S. is noted.


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