The Instability of China–US Relations

  title={The Instability of China–US Relations},
  author={Xuetong Yan},
  journal={The Chinese Journal of International Politics},
  • Xuetong Yan
  • Published 21 September 2010
  • Political Science
  • The Chinese Journal of International Politics
China and the United States signed a joint statement during US President Barack Obama’s four-day state visit to China in November 2009 in which President Obama and Chinese President Hu Jintao, ‘reached agreement to advance China–US relations in the new era’. These relations, however, soured after successive fallings-out over US trade sanctions on Chinese seamless steel tubes, Secretary of State Hilary Clinton’s criticism of China’s internet freedom, US arms sales to Taiwan, and Obama’s meeting… Expand

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