@ Brookings Podcast: The U.S.-China Relationship

April 2, 2010

Despite frequent tensions between their countries, leaders in China and the United States realize that the two nations’ fates are intertwined, especially in economic matters. Kenneth Lieberthal, director of the John L. Thornton China Center at Brookings, discusses the complicated relationship between the two global powers, and explains some of the economic and political interdependencies they face. He also addresses China’s approach to Iran’s development of nuclear capabilities and its reluctant agreement to pass a UN sanctions resolution.