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PacNet #52 – The Fragile and Vulnerable Foundation of the Sino-US Relationship

Most optimists would compare the recent Xi-Obama summit in Sunnylands, California, with Nixon’s historic meeting with Mao Zedong in 1972 or Jimmy Carter’s rendezvous with Deng Xiaoping in 1979. Indeed, the nuances and impact of the latter two meetings were only fully comprehended years if not decades later.