Teng Biao grew up in a rural village before attending law school at Peking University and focusing on human rights. While his early successes were lauded by the Chinese government, he was later abducted and tortured by police. He fled to the United States with his family and now teaches at Hunter College in NYC.
Documents - US-Asia
U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel spoke at the International Institute for Strategic Studies in Singapore. The Secretary discussed regional issues, with particular attention to the rebalancing of U.S. forces and America’s relationship with China.
Congressional Research Service, “The Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations and Issues for Congress,” April 15, 2013
This Congressional Research Service report, R42694, was prepared by Ian F. Fergusson, William H. Cooper, Remy Jurenas, and Brock R. Williams.
Congressional Research Service, “Foreign Ownership of U.S. Financial Assets: Implications of a Withdrawal,” April 8, 2013
This Congressional Resarch Service report, RL34319, was prepared by James K. Jackson.
U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, “Hearing on China’s Maritime Disputes in the East and South China Seas,” April 4, 2013
This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on April 4, 2013. 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.
U.S. House of Representatives, “Hearing on Cyber Threats from China, Russia and Iran: Protecting American Critical Infrastructure,” March 20, 2013
The U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies conducted the hearing.
The U.S. Dept of State Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs produces an annual report describing the efforts of key countries to attack all aspects of the international drug trade in Calendar Year 2012.
Kurt M. Campbell, Assistant Secretary of the Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs, testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Subcommittee.
The U.S. Dept of State Office To Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons releases an annual report.
Congressional Research Service, Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Countries: Comparative Trade and Economic Analysis, May 30, 2012
This CRS report is by Brock R. Williams. The creation of the TPP trade alliance was first proposed in 2005. The U.S. joined the discussions in 2008.
Congressional Research Service, “Pivot to the Pacific? The Obama Administration’s “Rebalancing” Toward Asia,” March 28, 2012
This report was written by Mark E. Manyin, Stephen Daggett, Ben Dolven, Susan V. Lawrence, Michael Martin, Ronald O’Rourke, and Bruce Vaughn.
Professor Margaret Lewis examined the US government's use of criminal prosecutions to address a broad "China" threat is at tension with the criminal justice system.
The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a webinar with David Zweig to look at how tensions between the United States and China have impacted scientific collaboration and research.
Bob Davis and Lingling Wei, authors of Superpower Showdown, will help us understand the ramp up of US-China economic tensions and the far-reaching consequences of the stand-off.