How America's relationship with China changed under Obama

Competition or cooperation? Chinese and U.S. flags are arranged at the State Department in Washington Image: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Jin Canrong
Deputy Dean, School of International Studies, Renmin University of China
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U.S. President Barack Obama smiles in front of U.S. and Chinese national flags during a joint news conference with China's President Xi Jinping (not pictured) at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing November 12, 2014. Image: REUTERS/Petar Kujundzic
China's President Hu Jintao and U.S. President Barack Obama at a welcome ceremony in Beijing. Image: REUTERS/Jason Lee
An employee works at the production line of an automobile factory in Dalian, Liaoning province, October 18, 2014. Image: REUTERS/Stringer
US President Barack Obama meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping in California, 2013. Image: REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump at a rally in New York Image: REUTERS/Mike Segar
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