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Id Quantique, a quantum leap for cryptography
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China's human rights policy, and American criticism of it, have formed a
centerpiece of U.S.-China difficulties ever since 1989, when pro-democracy
protests on Beijing's Tiananmen Square ended in bloodshed. Hundreds,
perhaps thousands, died.
In the years afterward, many in the U.S. Congress demanded that renewal of
China's "most-favored nation" trade status be contingent on human-rights
progress by the communist government. Most-favored nation status by the
United States for China is now permanent.
China insists it is making great progress in its own way and must be given
leeway to balance the difficulties of governing 1.3 billion people through
a period of great change with what it has acknowledged is the necessity of
Human rights groups say China's harsh treatment of Tibetans, ethnic Uighurs
and members of the Falun Gong spiritual movement demonstrates its lack of
progress on the issue.
China and the United States are attending the ASEAN Regional Forum as two
of several nations who are not members of the 10-country Association of
Southeast Asian Nations but have security interests in the region.
Chinese President Jiang Zemin is scheduled to visit the United States later
this year in what many perceive as a farewell trip before his expected
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