A diplomatic balancing act between China and the United States  

One of the most difficult foreign policy goals awaiting the next US president will be managing the United States' relationship with China. 

In some respects, the Bush administration might regard it as one of its few foreign policy successes, despite getting off to a rocky start.

In the fourth of our special reports on ties between China and the United States, Tony Cheng looks at the delicate diplomatic balancing act.


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