Study Offer Appears To Resolve U.s.-china Impasse Over Dissident

Chen Guangcheng

China agrees to allow activist Chen Guangcheng to apply to study in the U.S. without formally seeking asylum. Though questions about the deal remain, it's seen as a face-saving move for China.BEIJING — Tapping a visa track to America used by thousands of Chinese students, U.S. officials say they have struck a face-saving compromise with China over the fate of a blind Chinese human rights activist, possibly resolving a messy diplomatic dispute that brought deep embarrassment to both countries.

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