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PacNet #57 – Hu Jintao’s Visit: Opportunity to Reset the U.S.-China Relationship

A lot of inaccurate information is being published about the Obama administration’s China policy. US officials are generally disappointed that Beijing has not embraced President Obama’s offer to elevate the US-China relationship through cooperation on global issues of consequence to both countries, but they have not retracted the proposal. Washington continues to try to work with China on a broad range of issues where our interests overlap. While there is concern about a pattern of more assertive Chinese rhetoric and behavior this past year, there has been no decision to forge an anti-China coalition in concert with China’s neighbors.