Relations face serious challenges, but rather than isolate the regime, we aim to air our differences and seek possible common ground.
"As security has improved, the development pace has picked up rapidly."
Agencies are intent on harnessing technology to help solve international development challenges.
"What counts even more is overcoming the way of speaking and violent methods that were created and encouraged by bin Laden."
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is pursuing a foreign policy guided by principles and tempered by pragmatism.
"We need to respond to the current climb in prices with immediate action."
The causes and effects of corruption, and how to combat it, are of increasing concern to the United States and others.
"China and the United States face a wide range of common regional and global challenges."
"We anticipate [this intelligence] can give us leads to other terrorists that we've been looking for for a long time."