President Hu Visits Washington

China and the United States dominate global diplomacy. How they clash or cooperate has the potential to shape the rest of the 21st century. Can President Barack Obama reset the relationship with Beijing when he hosts the long-awaited Jan. 18-21 state visit by Chinese President Hu Jintao to Washington DC? Exchange rates, trade, economic imbalances, intellectual property protection, military build-ups, North Korea, Iran, nuclear proliferation, and human rights are just some of the many issues to be tackled. Below is what our experts see as the major challenges and the likely outcomes. Also listed are recent articles and events at Asia Society on China.

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