There are two schools of thought when dealing with the China question. One believes the West should work with China, giving them time to come around to our way of thinking. The other school believes the West has given China enough time to change, and that it's time to take a tougher stance. Which path is the best one to follow?
Charles Burton is an associate professor in the department of political science at Brock University.
Gordon Chang is a columnist at Forbes.com. He is author of The Coming Collapse of China (2001). Visit gordonchang.com.
Wenran Jiang is an associate professor of political science and Mactaggart research chair of the China Institute at the University of Alberta. He is a senior fellow with the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada, an online columnist for Business Week, and currently a Public Policy Scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Centre for Scholars in Washington D.C.