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Congressional Research Service, China and Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction and Missiles, January 5, 2015

January 5, 2015

This CRS report is written by Shirley A. Kan, specialist in Asian security affairs.

U.S. Department of State, International Religious Freedom Report 2014 – China

January 1, 2015

The U.S. Congress mandates that the State Department prepare an annual report on religious freedom around the world.

U.S. Department of State, 2014 Human Rights in China

January 1, 2015

This report is produced annually by the State Department's Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor.

John Kerry, Fifth Anniversary of Liu Xiaobo's Conviction, December 24, 2014

December 24, 2014

U.S. Secretary of State Kerry issued this statement. Liu was convicted in 2009, but his detention began on Dec. 8, 2008. He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010, though could not attend the ceremony.

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, "China-India Relations, Tensions Persist Despite Growing Cooperation," December 22, 2014

December 22, 2014

The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the United States Congress in October 2000 to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the bilateral trade and economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.

Daniel Russel, Remarks at the Brookings Institution, Dec. 16, 2014

December 16, 2014

Russel is Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs. He spoke at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC.

Frank Rose, Strategic Stability in East Asia, Dec. 8, 2014

December 8, 2014

Rose is Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance. He spoke at the Johns Hopkins-Nanjing Center for Chinese and American Studies on Dec. 8, 2014.

Senate Hearing, Evaluating the Impact of the ‘Umbrella Movement,’ December 3, 2014

December 3, 2014

Daniel R. Russel is U.S. Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs. Richard C. Bush is Director of the Center for Northeast Asia Policy Studies at the Brookings Institution. Sophie Richardson is China Director for Human Rights Watch. Senator Benjamin L. Cardin chaired the session.

Council on Foreign Relations, "CFR Backgrounders: Democracy in Hong Kong," December 3, 2014

December 3, 2014

The Council on Foreign Relations published the backgrounder, "Democracy in Hong Kong", to explain the context behind Hong Kong's calls for democracy and how demonstrations, especially those similar to the ones in 2014, will affect relations with Beijing. The piece was written by Eleanor Albert.