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The Japanese premier has long sought to solve the countries' territorial dispute and unlock a peace deal with Moscow officially ending World War II hostilities. But the time may not yet be ripe enough.
After decades of strong economic growth, the limits of Beijing's 40-year economic model and a trade war with the United States are contributing to a slowdown.
Chinese legislators are pushing to address a chief U.S. grievance as the countries remain locked in their trade tussle.
Despite signs of progress after three days of negotiations in Beijing, significant divisions about how to proceed clearly remain -- not only between Washington and Beijing, but also within the Trump administration.
Chinese ambitions in low-Earth orbit and beyond have generated talk of a Space Race 2.0, but don't expect a repeat of the old Cold War competition between the United States and Soviet Union.
Beijing is eager to tap into the Arctic's abundant resources and take advantage of shipping lanes that will open as sea ice recedes. But it will need to muscle into the region first.
Their Mutual Defense Treaty has been in place for nearly 70 years, but conflicting territorial claims in the South China Sea have caused Manila to ask Washington for stronger assurances.
The clock has begun ticking on the 90-day truce agreed to by Presidents Trump and Xi, with China considering its options ahead of negotiations and the United States weighing what concessions it will accept.
An economic slowdown and insecurity from the ongoing trade war with the United States is prompting Beijing to pursue measures to bolster employment levels.