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Congressional Research Service, Hong Kong’s Proposed Extradition Law Amendments, August 14, 2019

August 14, 2019

This non-partisan Congressional Research Service backgrounder was written by Michael F. Martin. The report notes that the key amendment is to establish procedures for extradition to mainland China, to Macau and to Taiwan. The changes also reduce the number of crimes for which extradition is possible and requires that the possible sentence be for at least three years.

Chinese Ambassador Cui Tiankui, “The 40th Anniversary of the Establishment of China-US Diplomatic Relations,” June 18, 2019

June 18, 2019

Ambassador Cui spoke at the Rayburn House Office Building in Washington, D.C.

U.S. Government Accountability Office, Agreements Establishing Confucius Institutes at U.S. Universities Are Similar, but Institute Operations Vary, February 16, 2019

February 16, 2019

This study of Confucius Institutes included 90 such programs. The GAO reviewed the agreements establishing the institutes and carried out interviews with program personnel at 10 colleges. Below is a summary of findings. Click on the link at the bottom for the full report.

2018 Report to Congress On China’s WTO Compliance

February 1, 2019

This is the 17th annual report to Congress on compliance by China with commitments made in connection with its accession to the World Trade Organization. 

Vice Pres. Mike Pence, “On the Administration’s Policy toward China,” October 4, 2018

October 4, 2018

Delivered at the Hudson Institute in Washington, D.C.

U.S.-China Relations

September 18, 2018

Congressional Research Service published this report on U.S.-China Relations. 

PRC State Council, The Facts and China’s Position on China-US Trade Friction, September 2018

September 3, 2018

A white paper issued by the Information Office of the State Council in the People's Republic of China.

Congressional Research Service, U.S.-China Trade Issues, August 2, 2018

August 2, 2018

Attached is a short report by the Congressional Research Service on U.S.-China trade issues.

Congressional Research Service, Enforcing U.S. Trade Laws – Section 301 and China, August 2, 2018

August 2, 2018

A brief report by the Congressional Research Service highlights difficulties surrounding enforcement of U.S. trade laws, relating to China.

Congressional Research Service, China’s Actions in the South and East China Seas – Implications for U.S. Interests, August 1, 2018

August 1, 2018

Attached after the summary is a report by the Congressional Research Service on Chinese agression in the South China Sea.



September 26, 2019 - 6:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute and the Asia Society Southern California present a talk with Robert Koepp, the Hong Kong Director of The Economist Corporate Network, about the implications of the latest developments in Hong Kong.

October 3, 2019 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institutes presents a book talk with Klaus Mühlhahn. Making China Modern provides a panoramic survey of China's rise and resilience through war and rebellion, disease and famine. At this event Professor Mühlhahn will focus on the lessons from history that provide insight into China's evolving international position and how the United States and others should respond.