May 30th, 2013
03:11 PM ET

Leading China analyst to take readers' questions

June 4 sees the anniversary of the Tiananmen Square incident, while Chinese President Xi Jinping will be meeting President Barack Obama late next week in California. But what are they likely to discuss? How are U.S.-China ties looking? And what challenges does the recently installed Xi face at home?

Minxin Pei, a leading China analyst and the Tom and Margot Pritzker '72 professor of government at Claremont McKenna College, is taking questions from GPS readers. Please leave your questions in the comment section below.

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  1. Sean B.

    What is the nature of the relationship between China and Russia? Does each country's military cooperate closely with the other?

    May 30, 2013 at 3:23 pm | Reply
    • Rodolfo B

      As an International Relations student, I must say that each country is the best customer for each one.

      May 30, 2013 at 3:51 pm | Reply
      • Sean B.

        I don't think the University of Phoenix is teaching you anything.

        May 31, 2013 at 2:42 pm |
  2. rightospeak

    When are we going to stop spending beyond our means ? When are we going to stop borrowing money from China ? Why does China have a huge surplus of $$ and we can not even compete in garlic and salmon while we have plenty of land and plenty of salmon ? How long will the dollar remain the reserve currency while we are printing it by the ton ?

    May 30, 2013 at 6:32 pm | Reply
  3. Bah Fingwang

    How can I ask questions concerning secret security issues? No one will discuss those. This is a waste of time.

    May 30, 2013 at 11:56 pm | Reply
  4. j. von hettlingen

    What does President Xi think about Deng Xiaoping's slogan: "to get rich is glorious?" Following this mindset, China sees rampant corruption, greed and fraud. The recent food scandals are good examples for how reckless and greedy business people dupe customers, just for the sake of living a good life and being admired by their peers!

    May 31, 2013 at 9:06 am | Reply
    • j. von hettlingen

      What does President Xi intend to do with North Korea? No doubt President Obama would speak to Xi about the alleged Chinese cyber attacks on the US. Would Obama speak to Xi about China's territorial disputes in the Region?

      May 31, 2013 at 9:11 am | Reply
  5. Tri

    Is it possible for China to slowly deflate the real estate bubble and continue to steadily grow GDP? How do you analyze China's economic output if, based on wide speculation, that the economic numbers are not real? If the numbers are fake, shouldn't it be spotted by other countries economic indicators?

    May 31, 2013 at 2:37 pm | Reply
  6. Stan

    Do you expect household consumption in China to be strong enough for the country to rebalance from its old investment/export driven model?

    May 31, 2013 at 5:24 pm | Reply

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