søndag 4. oktober 2015

Five Overlooked Developments from the Obama–Xi Visit

Reporters and commentators have devoted most of their attention following President Xi Jinping’s visit to the United States to a few issues: cybersecurity, climate cooperation, business relationships, and maritime disputes. As I’ve written elsewhere, in each case, we will have to wait and see to assess any progress that might have been made. The governments, however, released lengthy documents at the end of Xi’s visit, with general and economic “fact sheets” from the U.S. government and a combined “outcome list” from the Chinese Foreign Ministry. Drawn from those documents, here are five largely overlooked developments in U.S.–China relations from the current visit, writes Graham Webster. Read more