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Issues & Insights Vol. 06 – No. 12

Many people believe the U.S.-China relationship is the most important in the world; others think it is only a matter of time until it is. While common concerns and interests are readily discernable, the two countries have not established a way to work together to fully achieve them. Suspicions between the two countries are a substantial obstacle to cooperative and constructive relations, and those suspicions show no sign of abating.