March 5, 2012

Irish Lessons for Dealing With China

Kevin Rafferty, Japan Times

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When China's leader-in-waiting Vice President Xi Jinping visited Washington, he was awarded all the paraphernalia of respect, with meters of red carpet, a gun salute, fanfare, glittering banquets, a meeting in the Oval Office with President Barack Obama that overran its time, plus separate sessions with the vice president and with the secretaries of state, treasury, defense, agriculture and commerce.

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