a) December 2001, article appears.
b) February 21, 2002, this article from "People's Daily"
Bush Visit Another Milestone: U.S. Ambassador The visit of U.S. President George W. Bush to China will be "another important milestone" in building the cooperative and constructive relationship between the United States and China, said U.S. Ambassador to China Clark T. Randt Jr. in an interview at the eve of Bush's upcoming China visit. President Bush's China visit will coincidentally take place on the same day as former President Richard Nixon's historical "ice-breaking" visit three decades ago. "We are very delighted that the President could schedule his visit on this momentous day," Randt said, noting it is also important to know that this is the first time a sitting American President has ever set his foot on China twice within four months during his term in office, a movement that clearly indicates the importance President Bush attaches to the bilateral relationship.
c) June 2002 article on aQ cyberattacks (already know that China (computer geek/super hacker clubs in China enlisted by the PLA) will form the bulwark of cyberattacks against the USA
What is wrong with this picture? Why all the touchy/feely business with China by our leaders, all the while they, the PRC, shoot down our naval surveillance aircraft in international airpace and also work with the enemy Taliban during the exact time in winter our own US boys are hot in the Afghan field taking 'incoming'. Disgusting. What gives?