Not by racking up frequent flier miles, he won't.
The United States has a strong interest in standing with its allies against Chinese expansionism.
Despite often tense relations, legislative exchanges have occured between the two for decades. Deepening that aspect of the relationship could be constructive.
America has pushed its allies to refrain from developing nuclear weapons. Counterintuitively, that's making nuclear deterrence less reliable.
Beijing's participation in the landmark Asian trade talks would be good for America.
Relations on land are tough. But cooperating against piracy far away is one way to move forward.
Beijing often suggests its hands are tied by widespread patriotic fury. Polls suggest otherwise.
Tales from World War II are tearing East Asia apart.
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