Paul Lachine

Хилари Клинтон в Пекине

НЬЮ-ЙОРК. Хилари Клинтон отправилась в Китай. Решение госсекретаря США совершить свою первую поездку за границу в Азию, в частности в Китай, было проницательным. Эта поездка, в случае если она будет умело проведена, может принести большие результаты администрации Обамы, предпринимающей усилия восстановить мировое лидерство.

Тот факт, что Клинтон решила поехать в Азию именно сейчас, когда министерство иностранных дел все еще остается в неполном составе – посол в Пекине отсутствует, многие старые чиновники уже уехали или уезжают, а многие новые назначенные лица еще не вступили в должность, – подчеркивает ее решимость определить Азию как свой регион.

Своей задачей она видит открытость и готовность создать новую архитектуру отношений между Китаем и США. Однако, наравне с массой других проявляющихся проблем, укрепление этих самых важных двусторонних отношений требует нового, основополагающего общего интереса. Парадоксально, но вопрос изменения климата хорошо подходит для поиска такого интереса.

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