May 4, 2012
U.S. & China Doomed to Disappoint Each Other
John Pomfret, Washington Post
Ever since aggressive young U.S. merchants first washed up on China's shores and earned the sobriquet 'the new people,' the two sides have expected great things from each other. But over the 229 years that Americans and Chinese have interacted, they have rarely been satisfied. And yet irrationally, almost magnetically, they keep coming back to each other for more.
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