Importance of the U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue

May 2, 2012

On the eve of the U.S.-China Economic and Strategic Dialogue, China’s human rights policies, including the case around Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng, are not preempting other agenda items. Kenneth Lieberthal says the capacity to deal with this issue while also holding the Strategic and Economic Dialogue reflects the relative maturity of current U.S.-China relations.