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Tuesday, May 18, 2010

GP Discussion Topic : China vs USA

Why do you think China vs USA relations are rocky at times?

Direct Points
- Taiwan Issue
- Dalai Lama Issue (Tibet)
- Power or Hegemony Issue
- Business Issues such as Google
- Human Rights Issue

Indirect Points
- North Korea Issue
- Iran Issue

The above is non-exhaustive. Please feel free to leave comments if you have other points to share.

Thank you.


Anonymous said...

How about sports? Does it have any impact?

Nick said...

I reckon it is all about power and who has the biggest say? Hu or Obama.

Eagle said...

Sports can be one of them too, though not hugely significant, it does have an impact, thanks for the comment.

Power is one of them. Hegemony. Thanks for the comment.

Anonymous said...

maybe nuke weapons play a part as well u think?

Eagle said...

Nuclear weapons are a show of force from nations. Could be for peaceful, energy purposes or could be for destructive and aggressive purposes. The world is trying to proliferate nuclear weapons, but both US and China do have these weapons. The issues behind nuclear weapons are very complicated. Hard to pinpoint exactly and accurately how the 2 countries are handling this.