Hu Jintao

Conflict & Justice

Obama's style in China

President Barack Obama has told students in Shanghai that certain freedoms were universal. It's not what the Chinese are used to hearing from their own president, Hu Jintao. Mary Kay Magistad looks at the contrasting styles of Hu and Obama.

China's Climate Fan Fare

At the United Nations Summit on Climate Change in New York, Chinese President Hu Jintao drew praise for his commitment to fighting climate change. But those skeptical of the praise for the Chinese president say both he and US President Barack Obama had li

Global Politics

China's change on climate

Chinese president Hu Jintao told the U.N. that climate change 'has a profound impact on the survival and development of mankind,' but stopped short of offering specifics on his country's problem-solving plans. Is this speech still a big deal?

Conflict & Justice

US vs. China: a climate showdown

Today, at a one-day U.N. summit, President Obama will talk face-to-face with Chinese President Hu Jintao. The two aim to get beyond roiling trade disputes to attempt an agreement on global warming legislation. What factors are separating these two?