Vice President Joseph Biden arrives in Japan today on a trip to demonstrate the American commitment to the Asia-Pacific and defuse tensions over a Chinese air defense zone that drew criticism from the U.S. and its allies.
President Barack Obama’s sitdown with Chinese President Xi Jinping this weekend comes as acquisitions by mainland companies in the U.S. heighten public unease toward its economic rival. Proponents of the deals say Americans ought to relax.
Sinovel Wind Group Co., a Chinese wind-turbine company, was charged with stealing trade secrets from its former U.S. supplier, a case of industrial espionage that may heighten tensions in U.S.-China relations in the wake of the Edward Snowden affair.
U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration this week approved a significant business deal involving a Chinese company: the acquisition of Nexen Inc., a global energy company, by the China National Offshore Oil Corp.
U.S. Senator Richard G. Lugar of Indiana, the top Republican on the Foreign Relations Committee, talks with Bloomberg's Al Hunt about U.S.-China relations and his concern that China isn’t doing enough to control the spread of nuclear material.