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Christopher Hill writes: Don't Preach to the Chinese

Christopher Hill writes:  Don't Preach to the Chinese

"I think if we do find a solution to the problem of Darfur, it will be because we worked with China. If we find a solution to the problem of Iran, it will be because we worked well with China. Similarly, if we close this deal with North Korea, it will be because of our efforts with China. So I think China has emerged as a country with whom we have to work globally on security challenges. " Christopher R. Hill, assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific Affairs and former U.S. ambassador to South Korea, served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Cameroon.

Christopher Hill writes: Don't Preach to the Chinese

Welcome to My World, Barack

What the World Needs Now Is . . . Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice contemplates the state of the world ó past, present and future.

Interviews by HELENE COOPER and SCOTT L. MALCOMSON

Published: November 13, 2008

[Excerpt]

DONíT PREACH TO THE CHINESE.

I think if we do find a solution to the problem of Darfur, it will be because we worked with China. If we find a solution to the problem of Iran, it will be because we worked well with China. Similarly, if we close this deal with North Korea, it will be because of our efforts with China. So I think China has emerged as a country with whom we have to work globally on security challenges.

There are increasing signs that we can do that. China suffers at times to an extent, I think, from a caricature of what it is. Itís a really complex society. I donít think it should be defined by one dimension, its economics, or security, or human rights. We need to look at all the issues.




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