U.S. Assistant Attorney General John Demers discussed the China Initiative and the process for assessing risks posed by Chinese acquisitions or the business operations of Chinese companies in America.
Documents - US-China
President Jimmy Carter reads a joint Communiqué on the establishment of U.S.-Sino relations.
National Security Advisor Brzezinski asked Carter for decisions on questions relating to the effort to normalize U.S.-China relations and presented him with a draft of a statement they hoped to present to Chinese officials. The document was originally classified as top secret, but is now included in the State Department's History of the Foreign Relations of the United States. Carter accepted Brzezinski's recommendations.
Michel Oksenberg was a China specialist on leave from the University of Michigan serving on the National Security Council staff. He wrote to his boss, National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski on his impressions of the trip Brzezinski had just made to Beijing. Oksensberg accompanied Brzezinski on the trip. Among the key points in his memo is the statement that Chinese leaders "tacitly" accepted that the United States would continue to sell arms to Taiwan.
This is a transcript of the meeting between U.S. National Security Advisor Zbigniew Brzezinski and Hua Guofeng, chairman of the Chinese Communist Party and head of state. Brzezinski met the day before with Deng Xiaoping.
U.S. National Security Advisor Zbignew Brzezinski visited Beijing in May 1978. This is a transcript of his meeting with Deng Xiaoping (Teng Hsiao-p'ing). This transcript was top secret until declassified.
NSC staffer and scholar Samuel Huntington met with MIT professor Lucien Pye and Harvard professors Dwight Perkins and Roy Hofheinz to discuss Brzezinski's upcoming trip to China. The memo was labelled "confidential"/"outside the system."
This memo was published in the History of the Foreign Relations of the United States. Tarnoff was Executive Secretary of the US Department of State to the National Security Advisor.
A memorandum that summarizes the history of tension between China and the Soviet Union. A part of President Ford's briefing book for meeting with Chairman Mao in December of 1975.
A memorandum that provided President Ford with background material for his meeting with Chairman Mao in December of 1975. A part of the President's briefing book for the occasion.
As the dance over control of TikTok gets more complicated, last week it came out that the U.S. government has asked American-based video gaming companies where China’s Tencent is an owner or investor to detail how they handle the data of American players.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk with author David Lampton. His new book examines China’s effort to create an intercountry railway system connecting China and its seven Southeast Asian neighbors.