Happy Lunar New Year from the USC US-China Institute!
The Congressional-Executive Commission offers its annual report on human rights in China and current affairs in regards to rule of law.
Chairs of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China announce bipartisan Hong Kong legislation & in letter to President and Congressional leaders, identify an action agenda for the next year.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry issued the following statement following the sentencing of Ilham Tohti, a Uyghur economist who taught in Beijing.
Assistant Secretary of State for Economic and Business Affairs Rivkin published this op-ed in the The Economic Observer (Beijing). Rivkin previously served as U.S. Ambassador to France and Monaco. He was previously the CEO of the Jim Henson Company, producers of the Muppets.
Charles H. Rivkin examines the relationship between the US and China in the entertainment industry and argues that cooperation among our governments, industries and creative sectors are necessary develop the two nations' film industries and protect intellectual property.
Council on Foreign Relations, "CFR Backgrounders: The China-North Korea Relationship," August 22, 2014
The Council on Foreign Relations published the backgrounder, "The China-North Korea Relationship", to explain the history behind current relations, North Korea's gains, China's priorities and leverage, and the United States' role. The piece was written by Beina Xu and Jayshree Bajoria.
Congressional Research Service, “Maritime Territorial and Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) Disputes Involving China,” August 5, 2014
This CRS report was written by Ronald O'Rourke, specialist in Naval Affairs.
Congressional Research Service, "China Naval Modernization -- Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities," updated August 5, 2014
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Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs Russel spoke at an event hosted by The Brookings Institution and the State Department Foreign Press Center in Washington, D.C. After some discussion of disaster relief, most of the questions focused on tensions in the South China Sea.
This CRS report was written by Shirley A. Kan, specialist in Asian security affairs.
Ying Zhu looks at new developments for Chinese and global streaming services.
David Zweig examines China's talent recruitment efforts, particularly towards those scientists and engineers who left China for further study. U.S. universities, labs and companies have long brought in talent from China. Are such people still welcome?