The U.S.-China relationship is complicated and is vital for both countries and the world. Where do Senators McCain and Obama stand on U.S.-China trade, security, environmental, and human rights issues? How important has policy toward China been in past elections and in 2008? These are the questions explored in a USC U.S.-China Institute documentary.
The relationship between the U.S. and China is the definitive relationship of the 21st century. This segment of the USC U.S.-China Institute's documentary on U.S.-China ties and the 2008 election looks at past election debates over China policy.
In Los Angeles and elsewhere, John McCain has noted that China and the United States have shared interests, but not shared values. This suggests room for cooperation, but also the likelihood of conflict in some areas. In segment seven of Election '08 and the Challenge of China, the focus is on McCain and China.
Senator Barack Obama argues that cooperation with China is possible and necessary, but that the U.S.-China relationship is also plagued with serious problems epecially in the realm of trade. This segment of the USC U.S.-China Institute's documentary on China in the 2008 election looks at the issues highlighted by Obama and the policies advocated by his advisors.
The opening segment of the USC U.S.-China Institute's documentary on U.S.-China relations and the 2008 election. Highlights existing and potential areas of conflict and cooperation.
Xiangfeng Yang seeks to provide insights into the successes, constraints and potentials of international "political assistance" in China and its broad impact on China's political reform and international relations.
Chicago Council on Global Affairs survey also finds most Americans oppose sending U.S. troops to defend Taiwan.
New Pew survey notes that most Chinese are concerned about many economic and social issues, but are certain that others already think well of China and that those views will become even more positive with the success of the Beijing Olympics
America's ambassador to China delivered a wide-ranging assessment of US-China relations in his Herbert G. Klein Lecture at USC.