Yamaha Outboard Sale, China and the 2016 US Election

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In the final US presidential debate in 2012, China was mentioned 35 times, and political and foreign policy analysts expect it could play a role in the 2016 race, reports Paul Welitzkin from New York.
In the 2012 US presidential election, Republican challenger Mitt Romney took a hard line on China. He accused Beijing of manipulating its currency and taking advantage of Yamaha Outboard Sale unfair trade practices, and criticized President Barack Obama for being too soft on the rising Asian power.
Obama fired back, saying his administration had filed twice as many trade cases against China as his predecessor, George W. Bush. Obama unveiled what he called a strategic “pivot” toward the Asia- Pacific region aimed at re-invigorating US military and economic influence in the fast-growing area.
“Since 1989 China has been a campaign issue and both candidates have been pressured to turn more hawkish on Outboards Motor Sale trade, currency manipulation and human rights,” Peter Feaver, a political science professor at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, said in an interview.
“After the election is over, China policy remains fairly stable. A good example was in 1992 when Bill Clinton criticized incumbent George Bush over his China policy. Once elected, Clinton basically continued same policy as Bush had toward China.”
In the 2016 presidential election, China is expected to assume a prominent role even if only on a temporary basis, but for different reasons from four years earlier. Kenneth Lieberthal, senior fellow at the John L. Thornton China Center at the Brookings Institution in Washington, believes that the issues this time around will center on cyber security, Yamaha 2 Stroke Outboard trade and regional security.

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