An old report worth re-reading:
We have to continue to press them" on Taiwan, Tibet and human rights, she said. "But our pressing on those issues can't interfere with the global economic crisis, the global climate change crisis and the security crises. We have to have a dialogue that leads to an understanding and cooperation on each of those."
Her remarks, likely to be cheered in Beijing, come ahead of a difficult year for the authoritarian government, as it seeks to muffle dissent ahead of politically sensitive anniversaries — 20 years since the crushing of the Tiananmen Square democracy movement and 50 since the failed Tibetan uprising that forced the Dalai Lama to flee into exile. Beijing has already tightened security in Tibetan areas across western China, which erupted in anti-Chinese government protests last March.