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Al Gore on China
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  • To union: we disagree on China; but agree elsewhere. (May 22)
  • Push Congress aggressively on China/WTO. (Mar 11)
  • Do not reveal strategy and inflame China or Taiwan. (Mar 1)
  • Engage China, but demand respect for human rights. (Jan 5)
  • Supports permanent normal trade relations with China. (Dec 1999)
  • Diplomacy with both Taiwan and China. (Dec 1999)
  • Supports MFN for China. (May 1999)
  • Speed up Chinaís access to WTO. (Nov 1998)
David McReynolds on China
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  • No China in WTO; but donít link human rights to trade. (May 2)
  • Treat China and others with ďradical humanismĒ. (Jan 1999)
Dick Cheney on China
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  • Supported F-16 sales to Taiwan. (Sep 1992)
  • Supports linking MFN to human rights outside of China. (Jan 1988)
Ezola Foster on China
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    No stance on record.
George W. Bush on China
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  • Agrees with Clinton-Gore: PNTR for China. (May 17)
  • China NTR promotes freedom, security and economics. (May 17)
  • Maintain relations with both Taiwan & China. (Apr 2)
  • Defend Taiwan if China violates one-China policy. (Mar 2)
  • No strategic ambiguity: US will defend Taiwan against China. (Feb 26)
  • China is an American competitor, not a friend. (Feb 15)
  • Entrepreneurial China trade differs from totalitarian Cuba. (Jan 10)
  • WTO for both China & Taiwan; maintain Taiwan relations law. (Dec 1999)
  • Chinaís taste of freedom encourages capitalismís growth. (Dec 1999)
  • Chinese nuclear spying will shift balance of power. (May 1999)
  • Reaction to espionage was not serious and not enough. (May 1999)
  • Cox Report warrants review of all export controls to China. (May 1999)
Harry Browne on China
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  • Low wages abroad are no reason to restrict imports. (Sep 9)
  • No China in WTO, because no need for WTO. (Aug 9)
  • Nuclear espionage results from over-large bureaucracy. (Jan 27)
  • No import tariffs, regardless of human rights. (May 1996)
Howard Phillips on China
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  • Chinaís control of the Panama Canal is a major threat. (Jun 25)
  • Permanent NTR is unconstitutional. (Jan 15)
  • China has bought support in Congress. (Sep 1999)
  • MFN for China is a gift to the Peopleís Liberation Army. (Sep 1998)
John Hagelin on China
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  • Full diplomatic relations with China, but not with Taiwan. (Jan 13)
Joseph Lieberman on China
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  • Create incentives for Chinaís fairness, including WTO. (Mar 1998)
  • Deal with human rights issues with carrot AND stick. (Mar 1998)
  • Commission on human rights to monitor each Chinese province. (Mar 1998)
  • Message to Beijing: We want WTO AND human rights. (Mar 1998)
Pat Buchanan on China
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  • Supported opening in 1970s, but situation has changed. (May 30)
  • China trade pact is a complete sellout. (Nov 1999)
  • Donít aggravate Beijing, but donít appease. (Oct 1999)
  • Impose tariffs on China; end World Bank loans. (Oct 1999)
  • Support Free Asia with materiel but no troops. (Oct 1999)
  • Truculent but contained China is no threat. (Oct 1999)
  • Provide Taiwan with defensive weapons against China. (Sep 1999)
  • Match 100% tariffs from Japan & China. (Jun 1999)
  • China: Shame the regime & end trade concessions. (Jun 1999)
  • China: End MFN; veto WTO entry; block technology. (Jun 1999)
Ralph Nader on China
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  • Support human rights as cornerstone of US foreign policy. (Jun 25)
  • China & other dictatorships have no real free trade. (Jul 2)
Winona LaDuke on China
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  • Support human rights as cornerstone of US foreign policy. (Jun 25)
  • Development policies threaten womenís rights to autonomy. (Aug 1995)

                                                                                                                                                                               
  



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