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Romney seeks more assertive US policy on China

By Fri, Nov 02, 2012 11:43AM UTC 1 Comment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney is promising to get tough on China to help American workers, but his plans could backfire. Romney is pledging, on his first day in office, to designate China a currency manipulator, a step no administration has taken against any country for 18 years. That could, eventually, lead...

Romney’s Bain advisers aided China, Russia growth

By Thu, Oct 11, 2012 11:19AM UTC 0 Comment

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Bain & Co. head in the early 1990s, Mitt Romney presided over the corporate strategy firm’s expanding operations into China and Russia, helping their initial attempts to move into the world’s free market system. Bain’s expansion abroad under Romney’s leadership came at the same time he was rescuing the firm from...

Obama vs. Romney: Who is best equipped to deal with China?

By Thu, Sep 27, 2012 1:00PM UTC 4 Comments

U.S. foreign policy toward China needs engagement instead of harsh rhetoric to address China’s complex domestic problems and controversial role in the global economy. Which presidential candidate is better suited for the task? asks Sookyung Koo U.S. foreign policy has become an increasingly central issue for the upcoming presidential election due to the current anti-prophet...

Obama and Romney use China as a campaign argument

By Tue, Sep 18, 2012 11:24AM UTC 3 Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an election that may be decided on the strength of the American economy, President Barack Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney are looking to China to score political points as they compete for political support from working-class voters. But both candidates also are taking some heat about their dealings with the...