David Pierson, a staff writer for the Los Angeles Times since 2000, discusses his experiences of reporting in China.
McCain and China: Part 7 of Election ’08 and the Challenge of China
"Dealing with a rising China will be a central challenge for the next American president. Recent prosperity in China has brought more people out of poverty faster than during any other time in human history. China's newfound power implies responsibilities....
"China and the United States are not destined to be adversaries. We have numerous overlapping interests. U.S.-Chinese relations can benefit both countries and, in turn, the Asia-Pacific region and the world. But until China moves toward political liberalization, our relationship will be based on periodically shared interests rather than the bedrock of shared values."
John McCain, writing in Foreign Affairs, Nov./Dec. 2007
Senator John McCain has long been a free trade advocate. This segment includes McCain speaking on China in Los Angeles and interviews with his principal advisors on China policy.
This video is also available on the USCI YouTube Channel.
Speakers in this segment include:
Richard Armitage, president, Armitage International and advisor to John McCain; former Deputy Secretary of State
Dan Blumenthal, fellow, American Enterprise Institute and advisor to John McCain; former Vice Chairman, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commision, country director for China and Taiwan, Office of the Secretary of Defense
Randall Schriver, Armitage International; former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for East Asia
Please contact Clayton Dube at the USC U.S.-China Institute (1-213-821-4382 or email@example.com) with questions about the documentary and its themes or screening inquiries. The documentary is also available at the USC U.S.-China Institute’s channel at YouTube.
USC U.S.-China Institute hosted a screening of Better Angels (善良的天使), a documentary film written and directed by two-time Academy Award winner Malcolm Clarke, with post-screening discussion with co-executive producer David Dreier and producer William Mundell.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk with journalist and author Leta Hong Fincher. Betraying Big Brother is a story of how the feminist movement in China against patriarchy could reconfigure the country and the rest of the world.
The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a discussion with Akira Chiba, the Consul General of the Japanese consulate in Los Angeles, on Japan's relations with China.