Zhao offers a quick history of China's foreign policy since 1949 and then offers a provocative assessment of it today.
Dai Bingguo, “Adhere to the Path of Peaceful Development,” Dec. 6, 2010
State Councilor Dai Bingguo is the senior Chinese leader in charge of foreign affairs.
Communique of the 5th Plenum of the 17th Communist Party of China Central Committee, Oct. 18, 2010
The following is Xinhua's translation of the full text of the Communique of the Fifth Plenum of the 17th Central Committee of the Communist Party of China (CPC), which was passed on Oct. 18.
Congressional Research Service, "China’s Sovereign Wealth Fund: Developments and Policy Implications," September 23, 2010
Michael F. Martin, a specialist in Asian affairs, wrote this article.
Congressional Research Service, "Understanding China’s Political System," April 14, 2010
Michael F. Martin, a specialist in Asian trade and finance, wrote this article.
Wen Jiabao, 2010 Report on the Work of the Government, March 5, 2010
Presented by Premier Wen Jiabao on March 5, 2010 and adopted by the National People's Congress on March 14, 2010.
Congressional Research Service, “Understanding China’s Political System,” December 31, 2009
The Congressional Research Service provides a review of China's political system.
NPC, "Work report of NPC Standing Committee", March 13, 2009
The following is the full text of the Report on the Work of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress (NPC), which was delivered by Chairman Wu Bangguo of the NPC Standing Committee on March 9, 2009 for review at the Second Session of the 11th NPC and adopted on March 13.
U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, "Hearing: China's Views of Sovereignty and Methods of Access Control," March 25, 2008
This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on March 25, 2008. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the U.S. Congress in 2000 to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.
Congressional Research Service, "China’s 17th Communist Party Congress,2007: Leadership and Policy Implications," 2007
Report prepared by Kerry Dumbaugh of the Congressional Research Service.
White Paper on China's Political Party System, 2007
This document, released a few weeks after the completion of the 17th National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party, explains that the CCP will continue to lead China and that there are no plans for multi-party democracy.
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai: Openness, inclusion and fairness essential at home and as principles in dealing with China
Resilience, inclusion and communication central in her remarks
The Dragon Roars Back – Mao, Deng and Xi Jinping and China’s evolving relations with the world - Zhao Suisheng 赵穗生, University of Denver
Join us for a book talk with Suisheng Zhao on how Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaoping, and Xi Jinping each conceived and executed radically different approaches to China's relations with others.