This American Life
10:00 pm – 11:00 pmThis American Life

The Empty Chair

The space left behind when something is gone.see more
Latest Newscasts:KQEDNPR
Player Sponsored By

China's President Arrives in U.S. to Talk Cybercrime, Trade and the Environment

at 9:00 AM
 (Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)

President Xi Jinping of China arrives in the U.S. on Tuesday. During this, his first official visit, Mr. Xi is expected to find common ground with the White House on issues such as climate change and trade. But China's construction of artificial islands in the South China Sea and alleged hacking of American corporations promise to be much more contentious. We'll discuss China-U.S. relations and what the visit means for international policy and economics.


Gordon Chang, author of "The Coming Collapse of China" and contributor to

Susan Shirk, chair, of the 21st Century China Program in the School of International Relations and Pacific Studies at UC San Diego

Anna Han, associate professor of law and director of the Center for Global Law and Policy at Santa Clara University School of Law, specializing in Chinese law and international business transactions