Daily Archives: January 20, 2011

Gideon Rachman presents the world weekly podcast. This week: Tunisia – can a stable democracy emerge? As China president Hu Jintao visits the US, how are relations between the world’s top two economies? And what impact will the eurozone bailout disagreement have on European debt? Read more

President Obama sounded more like salesman-in-chief than commander-in-chief when he told Hu Jintao, his Chinese opposite number – “We want to sell you planes, we want to sell you cars, we want to sell you software.” And I’m sure the Americans could probably do the Chinese president a good deal on central heating, if he was interested. Read more