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Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
Obama is being economically outmaneuvered by China
Obama is being economically outmaneuvered by China

U.S. President Barack Obama had barely set foot in Beijing for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit before he was cutting lip-service deals with China, seemingly unaware of that nation's long-term agenda and the American vulnerability that's ripe for exploitation. For the Chinese, it's not about trade anymore, but about making the U.S. dependent on China in the long term. Mr. Obama announced an "understanding" with China that would kill tariffs on high-tech products such as global positioning systems, video game consoles and medical devices. The net benefit of tariff elimination and free trade -- something that...