Tension over hacking will shadow Chinese President Xi Jinping’s first state visit to Washington.
It’s an historic trip for Xi, a new-generation leader of China who assumed office in November 2012. He wants to use this week’s visit, which begins Thursday night and will be capped by a Friday-night state dinner, to show the world that China is on a level playing field with the United States.
The visit is also important for the Obama administration, which hopes to make headway on climate change, military cooperation, human rights and various trade discrepancies.
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