A 3-month-old monkey sleeps on the head of its owner in Allahabad, India, on Friday. Rajesh Kumar Singh/AP
An officer cadet from the Royal Military College Saint Jean (RMCSJ) maneuvers through the mud in the 'low crawl' obstacle, part of the traditional obstacle course marking the end of the Orientation Program for new officer cadets in Saint-Jean, Quebec, on Friday. Christinne Muschi/Reuters
German polar bear Knut plays in the water of his enclosure on Friday in Berlin. Knut will soon be joined by a female companion from the Munich Zoo. Maya Hitij/AP
The sun reflects off Tiger Woods' club as he hits from the fairway on the ninth hole during the first round of the Deutsche Bank Championship Golf Tournament in Norton, Mass., on Friday. Michael Dwyer/AP
Actor Nicholas Cage poses for photographers on the red carpet during the premiere of his movie 'Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans,' at the 66th Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, on Friday. Tony Gentile/Reuters
An early morning sunrise gives a pink glow to a rainbow as clouds float by on the western horizon in Tigard, Ore., on Friday. Don Ryan/AP
Cordelia firefighter Chris Wilson douses hotspots during the Cherry Fire in Vacaville, Calif., on Friday. About 150 firefighters, including two strike-teams from Contra Costa County assisted in battling the blaze, which destroyed a barn. Rich Roach/The Reporter/AP
Afghani policemen look at one of two burnt fuel tankers near Kunduz, Afghanistan, on Friday. NATO jets blasted two fuel tankers hijacked by the Taliban in northern Afghanistan, setting off a huge fireball that killed up to 90 people, Afghan officials said. AP
Demonstrators protest against a meeting of the G20 finance ministers in central London on Friday. The G20 will promise this weekend to keep economic support packages in place until recovery is certain and will seek to reassure financial markets they have credible plans to withdraw the stimulus when appropriate. Stefan Wermuth/Reuters
A man has a number 60 cut into his hair to celebrate the upcoming 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China at a barbershop in Kunming, Yunnan province, China, on Thursday. The nation will celebrate the 60th anniversary of its founding on October 1. Reuters
Cem Karabay waves as he achieves a Guinness World Record for scuba diving in Istanbul, Turkey, on Friday. A Turkish diving instructor, Karabay broke a Guinness World Record for the longest time spent scuba diving in fresh water by staying under water for five days. Karabay aims to remain under water for a total of 10 days in a specially-constructed aquarium. Osman Orsal/Reuters
A veterinarian holds Lin Ping, a panda cub at the Chiang Mai Zoo in Bangkok, Thailand, on Friday. Pchichaiyong Mayerku/Reuters
Demonstrators hold a sign depicting Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez during an anti-Chavez demonstration outside Venezuela's embassy in Santiago, Chile. People in several cities worldwide protested on Friday against Chavez's government. Santiago Llanquin/AP
Is China going to beat the US at its own game of capitalism? And is China the enemy of the US and the West? The former US Treasury Secretary argues both against over-estimating China the idea that conflict with the US is inevitable.
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Henry Paulson’s ties to China date back 25 years and span more than 100 visits. As chairman of Goldman Sachs and as US Treasury Secretary during the George W. Bush administration, his contacts and relations with Chinese officials and leaders grew wide and deep. In 2006 he went out of his way to meet a relatively unknown provincial leader named Xi Jinping, now China’s president. Mr. Paulson's approach to the Middle Kingdom has been described as "engagement without illusions."