Inflation is high. The GDP has shrunk. But the job market has never been better. The Washington Post's Damian Paletta helps make sense of the U.S. economy today.
Diane and her guests talk about the Chinese president’s visit and the top issues on the agenda for his meeting with President George W. Bush, including the trade deficit, currency reform, and nonproliferation efforts.
- Bates Gill Freeman Chair in China Studies at the Center for Strategic and International Studies
- Minxin Pei Professor of government, Claremont McKenna College; adjunct senior associate at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
- Dan Blumenthal Resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute; former senior director for China, Taiwan and Mongolia in the Secretary of Defense's Office of International Security Affairs
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