Articles by Fred Stakelbeck

Vietnam, US Mend Fences

Two recent events -- one military in nature, the other economic -- have propelled U.S.-Vietnam bilateral relations forward, mending, to a considerable degree, a vital strategic relationship that was severed over thirty years ago by a devastating decade-long war. In Read More

Sino-Saudi Symbiosis

Chinese President Hu Jintao's first visit to Riyadh last month to meet with Saudi King Abdullah further strengthened what has become an increasingly dynamic bilateral relationship. "This [visit] will further strengthen the friendship between our two countries and o Read More

Dragon at the Fount of Africa

Fresh off important visits to the U.S., Saudi Arabia and Morocco, Chinese President Hu Jintao is expected to arrive in Nigeria later this week to meet with Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo and several key legislators to discuss bilateral relations and... Read More

The Emerging Sino-LatAm Strategy

On a three-day visit to Beijing last month, Mexican Foreign Minister Luis Ernesto Derbez addressed growing speculation by some observers that China-Mexico bilateral relations were strained, due in large part to China's existing trade practices and its cautious poli Read More

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