January 27, 2013

U.S. Pushing Reforms at Cost of Other Countries

China Times, China Times

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U.S. President Barack Obama vowed during his second-term inaugural speech earlier this week to continue with reforms, develop sustainable energy sources and make his country a fairer society, but as a recognized world leader many of his country's actions may be considered dubious and open to criticism by other countries.

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TAGGED: China, Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act, Kyoto Protocol, United States, Barack Obama

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