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Bickers and Howlett, eds., Britain and China, 1840-1970: Empire, Finance and War (July 7, 2015)

January 23, 2016

Reviewed by Stacie A. Kent for the History of Diplomacy discussion list.

Video: Andrew Scobell and Tai Ming Cheung examine the remaking of the PLA by Xi Jinping

December 11, 2015

The USC U.S.-China Institute hosts a discussion to look at how China's national security policy is shaped under Xi Jinping.

报导中国(美国记者关于中国): 天安门广场 (Assignment:China – Tiananmen Square 中文字幕版)

December 3, 2015

Watch "Assignment: China - Tiananmen Square" with Chinese subtitles.

Annual Report to Congress: Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China 2011

October 15, 2015

The United States Department of Defense published its annual report, "Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China 2014". This report is pursuant to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011.

Council on Foreign Relations, "CFR Backgrounders: The Shanghai Cooperation Organization," October 14, 2015

October 14, 2015

The Council on Foreign Relations published the backgrounder, "The Shanghai Cooperation Organization", to explain what the Shanghai Cooperation Organization is and its role in foreign policy today. The piece was written by Eleanor Albert.

Republic Of China (Taiwan), National Defense Report, 2015

October 1, 2015

Taiwan’s Ministry of National Defense (MND) publishes reports on “what it has done, what it is doing, what it prepares to do, why it is going to do so” to the people in accordance with Article 30 of the National Defense Act. The National Defense Report is published to give citizens a better understanding of the nation’s current security environment and national defense policy. 

 

Fact Sheet - President Xi Jinping’s State Visit to the United States, September 25, 2015

September 25, 2015

On September 24-25, 2015, President Barack Obama hosted President Xi Jinping of China for a State visit. The two heads of state exchanged views on a range of global, regional, and bilateral subjects.

Department of Defense, "Military Crisis Notification Mechanism for Use of the Defense Telephone Link," September 24, 2015

September 24, 2015

On September 24, 2015, the United States Department of Defense published the document, "Military Crisis Notification Mechanism for Use of the Defense Telephone Link" as a part of the Memorandum of Understanding on Notification of Major Military Activities.

Department of Defense, "Memorandum of Understanding Regarding the Rules of Behavior for Safety of Air and Maritime Encounters (Supplement)," September 15, 2015

September 15, 2015

In September of 2015, the United States Department of Defense published a supplement to the November 2014 "Memorandum of Understanding On the Rules of Behavior for Safety of Air and Maritime Encounters Between the Department of Defense of the United States of America And the Ministry of National Defense of the People's Republic of China."

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Events

October 4, 2017 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a talk by Lenora Chu, whose new book explores what takes place behind closed classroom doors in China's education system. Chu’s eye-opening investigation challenges assumptions and considers the true value and purpose of education.

October 5, 2017 - 6:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute, USC Pacific Asia Museum, and USC Shoah Foundation present a screening of the film Above the Drowning Sea, the story of the dramatic escape of European Jews from Nazi-controlled Europe to Shanghai on the eve of World War Two. Followed by a panel conversation.