China’s Strategic Partnership with Africa: Significance, Challenges, and Implications for the United States

August 31, 2010

Chin-Hao Huang's project examines six key issues in China-Africa security relations.

U.S. Department of State, "2010 Trafficking in Persons Report," June 2010

June 1, 2010

The U.S. Dept of State Office To Monitor and Combat Trafficking in Persons releases an annual report.

Congressional Research Service, “China’s Foreign Aid Activities in Africa, Latin America, and Southeast Asia,” February 25, 2009

February 25, 2009

This Congressional Research Service report was prepared by Thomas Lum, Hannah Fischer, Julissa Gomez-Granger, and Anne Leland. It draws on work at New York University.

Congressional Research Service, "Comparing Global Influence: China’s and U.S. Diplomacy, Foreign Aid, Trade, and Investment in the Developing World," August 15, 2008

August 15, 2008

A report comparing the global influence of the two countries' use of soft power in the international arena.

Thomas Christensen and James Swan, "China in Africa: Implications for U.S. Policy," June 4, 2008

June 4, 2008

For other articles and documents on China-Africa relations, click here.

Congressional Research Service, "China's Foreign Policy and 'Soft Power' in South America, Asia, and Africa," April 15, 2008

April 15, 2008

This report, unlike most by CRS, was published by the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.

Steven Spielberg withdraws as Olympics advisor, 2008

February 12, 2008

Statement from Steven Spielberg Regarding Beijing Olympic Games and Darfur

Steven Spielberg to Hu Jintao on Darfur, Nov. 2007

December 13, 2007

On Dec. 13, 2007, Steven Spielberg released the text of a second letter to the President of China, Hu Jintao, in which he urgently appeals to China to use its influence at this most critical moment to bring an end to the genocide in Darfur. Spielberg is serving as an artistic director for the upcoming Beijing Olympics.