U.S.-China Relations

This was the first of a series of hearings on China and was entitled "U.S.-China Relations in the Era of Globalization". The first panel… read more

This was the first of a series of hearings on China and was entitled "U.S.-China Relations in the Era of Globalization".

The first panel consisted of Deputy Secretary of State John Negroponte. He talked about U.S.-Chinese engagement efforts. He argued for a strong U.S. military, economic, and political presence in Asia, combined with diplomatic engagement and dialogue to foster the most beneficial relationships between the U.S. and China.

The second panel consisted of Richard Haass, Kurt Campbell, and Harry Harding. Richard Haass argued for a decrease in nationalism and an increase in responsibility in world affairs on the part of China. Kurt Campbell recommended that the U.S. reassert its strategic presence, maintain bilateral ties, and actively engage in regional and multilateral forums. Harry Harding talked about the necessary benchmarks that China must pass in order to be a responsible stakeholder in world affairs. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
205392-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 15, 2008
Last Aired:
May 20, 2008

Airing Details

  • May 15, 2008 | 2:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 15, 2008 | 10:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • May 20, 2008 | 2:04am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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