China and US can break traditional cycle of conflict between two powers if they establish a partnership on mutual respect
The US has shown increasing concern over China's growing global influence and a new round of arms sales to Taiwan is brewing in Washington.
It is not in the best interest of the US to expect the world's second largest economy to fail.
United States Vice-President Joe Biden, who arrives in Beijing on Wednesday, is expected to discuss a new round of arms sales to Taiwan during his visit to China, according to some overseas news reports. One of his tasks while he is here is to persuade the Chinese government not to overreact.
What will be the topics of the discussions between US Vice President Joseph Biden and top Chinese leaders?
Gary Locke's appointment is a sign that US president Barack Obama is seeking to further improve relations with China.
The economic relationship between China and the US is often heavily influenced by US political interference.
Downgrading points to uncertainties in global financial markets and higher risks for economies like China.
Of the $3.2 trillion in reserves managed by the State Administration of Foreign Exchange, about $1.1 trillion are in US Treasuries.
The budget debate in the US is always clouded by an enormous degree of deliberate exaggeration and obfuscation.
China should expand the scale of its sovereign wealth funds to protect its growing foreign exchange reserve.
Since mid-May, the United States has lived on borrowed time as Washington has debated multiple deficit-plans before the Aug 2 deadline.