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USCI’s Collection of Military Affairs Materials

June 16, 2017

Drawn from a variety of government sources, the collection focuses on strategic and security issues.

James Mattis, Remarks at Shangri-La Dialogue, June 3, 2017

June 3, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis spoke at the annual security issues conference in Singapore. The Question and Answer session is at at the end of the speech.

US Department of Defense, Military and Security Developments involving the People’s Republic of China, 2017

May 15, 2017
This is the Department of Defense’s annual report to Congress.

 

Andrade and Xing, Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai - Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700, 2016

May 1, 2017

The book edited by Andrade and Xing was reviewed for the H-Asia discussion list in May 2017. It is published here via creative commons license. 

Republic of China (Taiwan), Quadrennial Defense Review, 2017

March 1, 2017

The Ministry of National Defense (MND), in compliance with Article 31 of the National Defense Act, is required to submit a Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) within ten months after each presidential inauguration. 

Congressional Research Service, “China Naval Modernization – Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities – Background and Issues for Congress,” June 17, 2016

June 17, 2016

This Congressional Research Service report was written by Ronald O’Rourke. The Congressional Research Service (CRS) works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation. CRS is a legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress. This report is RL33153.

US Department Of Defense, Military And Security Developments Involving The People’s Republic Of China, 2016

April 26, 2016
This is the Department of Defense’s annual report to Congress.
 

 

Video: “China policy is a subset of our Asia policy, and not the other way around” – Daniel Russel opens USCI “China’s Growing Pains” Conference

April 22, 2016

Assistant Secretary of State Russel delivered the 2016 Herbert G. Klein Lecture to open the USC U.S.-China Institute conference on “China’s Growing Pains.”

Daniel Russel, “Remarks at USCI’s China’s Growing Pains Conference,” April 22, 2016

April 22, 2016

Assistant Secretary of State Russel delivered the 2016 Herbert G. Klein Lecture to open the USC U.S.-China Institute conference on “China’s Growing Pains.”

Andrew Scobell Discusses His Book "PLA Influence on China's National Security Policymaking"

March 23, 2016

Andrew Scobell seeks to assess the "real" relationship between the PLA and its civilian masters by moving beyond media and pundit speculation to mount an in-depth examination and explanation of the PLA's role in national security policy-making.

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Events

August 30, 2017 - 4:00pm
3502 Watt Way, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Douglas Fuller from Zhejiang University. Fuller's new book, "Paper Tigers, Hidden Dragons," provides an in-depth longitudinal study of China's information technology industry and policy over the last 15 years. 

October 20, 2017 - 8:00am
Los Angeles, California

Register now (early bird discount) for the upcoming USCI one-day conference on October 20, 2017!