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PRC Ministry of Foreign Affairs, China Takes Countermeasures Against Restrictive Measures on Chinese Media Agencies in the US, March 18, 2020

March 18, 2020

The Chinese government announced that five U.S. media organizations would be treated as foreign government entities. One, VOA, is U.S. government-controlled, the others are private companies. American nationals working for three of the organizations would be required to leave China, if their journalist visas are to expire in 2020.

U.S. State Department, The PRC’s Military-Civil Fusion Strategy, March 12, 2020

March 12, 2020

This is a transcript of a background press briefing done at the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C. The briefing comes amidst heightened tensions in the U.S.-China relationship.

Michael Pompeo, Institution of a Personnel Cap on Designated PRC Media Entities, March 2, 2020

March 2, 2020

Two documents are included here. The first is an announcement by the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on new limits imposed on the number of people permitted to work in the U.S. for designated PRC media entities. The second is a background briefing on the policy by two senior State Department officers. The policy was announced and the briefing was held at the State Department in Washington, D.C.

Determination Pursuant to the Foreign Missions Act, February 24, 2020

February 24, 2020

A Notice by the US State Department.

Senior Officials, State Department Designates Chinese Media Entities as Foreign Missions, Feb. 18, 2020

February 18, 2020

Two senior State Department officials spoke to the media on the Department's decision to label Chinese media entities (Xinhua News Agency; China Global Television Network (CGTN) - part of China Central Television, CCTV; China Radio International (CRI); China Daily Distribution Corporation; and Hai Tian Development USA (distributor of People's Daily in the U.S.) as foreign missions. The officials explained the reasoning behind the designation and what it would mean.

U.S. Dept. of Justice, Chinese Accused of Equifax Hack, Feb. 10, 2020

February 10, 2020

The U.S. Attorney General announced the indictment of four members of the People’s Liberation Army for the 2017 cybertheft of the personal data of millions of people from Equifax, a crediting reporting agency. Included here are his remarks, a press statement about the indictment and a link to the charging document.

China in Democratic Party Platforms, 1968-2016

February 10, 2020

Excerpts from the platforms adopted at Democratic Party presidential nominating conventions from 1968 to 2016. A pdf version of the excerpts is also available.

Mike Pompeo, U.S. States and the China Competition, Feb. 8, 2020

February 8, 2020

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo spoke at the National Governors Association Meeting in Washington, D.C.

PRC White Papers

February 3, 2020

A listing of PRC-issued white papers on various topics.

Michael Pompeo, On Taiwan’s Election, January 11, 2020

January 11, 2020

A press statement issued by the US Department of State. 

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Events

April 9, 2020 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for an online talk with Julia Strauss on her new book, which focuses on the period 1949 to 1954 and compares how the Communist Party in China and the Nationalist Party in Taiwan sought to consolidate their authority and foster economic development.

April 16, 2020 - 4:00pm

The USC U.S.-China institute presents a webcast with award-winning journalist Dexter Robert. His new book explores the reality behind today’s financially-ascendant China and pulls the curtain back on how the Chinese manufacturing machine is actually powered.