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Living With China48:23
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photoU.S. competition with China has been a staple of the headlines, often with a focus on a potential showdown between the world's most populous nation and the world's most powerful military and economy.

Undoubtedly, China's stunning ascent has been setting off alarm bells. But the U.S. and China have never needed each other more and the two are involved in a subtle diplomatic dance that has gigantic implications.

Hear a discussion on living with China in the 21st century, and how to do it successfully.

Guests:

Banning Garret, Director of Asia Programs at the Atlantic Council of the United States, has consulted the US Government for more than 20 years on US-Chinese relations, including three dozen trips to China

Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Prize-winning economist, Professor of economics at Columbia University and author of "Globalization and it's Discontents"

Ambassador James Lilley, Ambassador to the People's Republic Of China, 189-1991, Assistant secretary of defense for international affairs, 1991-1993, Deputy assistant secretary of state for East Asian Affairs, 1985-1986 and author of "China Hands, Nine Decades of Adventure, Espionage, and Diplomacy in Asia".

This program aired on May 2, 2005.

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