April 12th, 2010
03:15 PM ET
12 years ago

U.S.-China relations in modern history

ALT TEXT People's Liberation Army tanks guard a strategic avenue leading to Tiananmen Square in June 1989. (PHOTO CREDIT: Getty Images/File)

Washington (CNN) - President Obama and Chinese leader Hu Jintao are meeting Monday about nuclear security and other issues. The meeting comes as part of a two-day summit on how to better safeguard nuclear weapons materials and keep them out of the hands of terrorists.

Here's a look at some highs and lows in the sometimes rocky relationship between the U.S. and China.

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soundoff (8 Responses)

    OBAMA doesn't want to keep the nucular program out of the hands of the Terriost. This Anti-Christ is making deals with the Devil's deciples right and left to destroy America. WAKE UP AMERICANS THIS MAN IS PURE EVIL.

    April 12, 2010 03:18 pm at 3:18 pm |
  2. Victim of GOP Taliban

    Yes and don't get involved with territorial disputes between China and Taiwan. Let them fight it out. Not worth nuclear exchange over.

    April 12, 2010 03:28 pm at 3:28 pm |
  3. Claudia, Houston, Tx

    With Russia on board China will follow knowing they won't be able to purchase uranium from Russia and North Korea will follow.

    April 12, 2010 03:33 pm at 3:33 pm |
  4. Rick McDaniel

    Don't look for nice, from China.

    April 12, 2010 04:08 pm at 4:08 pm |
  5. pat c.

    i am so proud to have such an intelligent president. he will go down in history as being one of the best. thank god for barack obama. he has made the world look at us with new respect. cowboy bush tainted america for eight years and our president obama has built a better relationship with world leaders in his first year. it is very nice to be respected again.

    April 12, 2010 04:27 pm at 4:27 pm |
  6. E. Elliott

    Geoarge H.W Bush was president then. Thanks to trade lobby interests the mass murder of the thousands fof freedom seeking Students was buried and forgotten in 3 weeks.

    April 12, 2010 04:59 pm at 4:59 pm |
  7. Sarah the baby seal basher

    Nothing on Earth will stop them from taking over the World someday,and we in our greed are helping them.

    April 12, 2010 05:39 pm at 5:39 pm |
  8. ib

    Did Obama bow to him and offer more from our side than we will get from them. Of course that's the Obama way.

    April 12, 2010 05:39 pm at 5:39 pm |