So the last four years, I would argue, we’ve come around to the realization that the US-China relationship is the most important relationship in the world. Now for the next four years, it’s going to be, What do you do about it? And how do you reorganize the bureaucracies on both sides?
Now that you have a reelected president, and after the 18th Party Congress you’ll have a new group of leaders at the very top in Beijing, so now it’s four years of what do we do about the reality that we’re both on the world stage, the United States and China? Both presidents have said repeatedly over the last four years that the 中美关系是这世界上最重要的关系 — the US-China relationship is the world’s most important relationship.
[Via: Beijing Cream]