Scandals Test U.S.-China Relationship

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Rob Gifford, China editor, The Economist
Susan Shirk, professor of China and Pacific Relations, University of California San Diego

Secretary of State Hilary Clinton and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner's China visit comes at a fragile moment in diplomatic relations. Some analysts describe the Chen Guangcheng and Bo Xilai incidents as a "perfect storm" that will test the relationship between the U.S. and China.

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