A Buddhist monk participates in a protest during the visit of Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping in Washington

 
A Buddhist monk participates in a protest during the visit of Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping in Washington
A Buddhist monk participates in a protest during the visit of Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping, in front of the White House in Washington, February 14, 2012. U.S. President Barack Obama and Chinese Vice President Xi will hold talks on Tuesday that could help boost the international stature of China's leader-in-waiting while testing Obama's ability to balance U.S.-China diplomacy with election-year pressures. REUTERS/Gary Cameron (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST)