The Price of China- The U.S. Sets Up Its Own Great Wall
By Gary Arlen
President, Arlen Communications
The Chinese government last month donated $1.4 million to help American high school students learn the Chinese language and culture. Yang Jiechi, the Chinese ambassador to the U.S., in a diplomatically correct statement, observed that, "People-to-people contact between China and the United States is important for increasing mutual understanding, fostering friendship and expanding bilateral relations. The bridge of understanding and friendship cannot be built without language."