The 2012 US elections are taking place on Tuesday, 6 November, 2012. President Barack Obama, and his Republican opponent Mitt Romney are facing off in this year’s elections. While the outcome of the elections will have a great impact on the United States and its citizens, it is also of great importance to the global community. What impact, for example, will the outcome of these elections have on the foreign policy of the United States, and on US-China relations in particular? How will each candidate’s outlook on US-China relations influence the political, economical, and cultural ties between what some experts call the most important bilateral relationship of the 21st century? We have gathered a selection of articles, links, images, and vocabulary that will support discussion and education of this important and current topic.