Pressing China to make compromises that serve US interests is unlikely to yield results. China will not take responsibilities that are forced on it.
President Obama’s decision to increase the number of troops in Afghanistan to 30,000 has seemingly pushed the China-U.S. relationship into complicated territory. According to the “South China Morning Post,” Washington is in discussions with Beijing to open the Xinjiang region’s border with Northern Afghanistan [Read more]
The Cuban authorities claimed that the United States now has a "historical opportunity" to change its policy toward Cuba by lifting the embargo. However, Obama does not seem ready for a "real change," and despite occasional warm spells between the two countries, spring is still far off.