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Obama faces complex relations with China

US and China view each other with suspicion, largely over issues of national security.

    President Barack Obama’s US election win was welcomed by many Chinese, perhaps because of the tougher line Republican Mitt Romney took towards China during his campaign.

    But Obama faces his own challenges with China. Both sides view each other with suspicion, largely over issues of national security.

    Analysts say the future of the relationship is less about who’s in the White House and more about who will emerge next week at China’s helm.

    Al Jazeera's Laura Kyle reports from Beijing, where the Communist Party is set to name a new leadership.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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