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China, The U.S. And Tensions In Asia

Vice President Joseph Biden met with Chinese President Xi Jinping yesterday and reportedly argued against China's contested new air-defense zone in the East China Sea. A senior Chinese official said Xi listened, but any decision on the matter is "up to China." Kojo talks to the director of a leading Chinese think tank about why China made this move, what it means for U.S.-China relations and growing tensions in Asia.

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