For decades, European countries assumed that China is a benign force in international relations.
This report was written by Thomas Lum (acting section research manager/specialist in Asian affairs), Patricia Moloney Figliola (specialist in internet and telecommunications policy), and Matthew C. Weed (analyst in foreign policy legislation).
CRS report written by Thomas Lum.
Video from the USC U.S.-China Institute symposium on the results of the January 14 Taiwan elections and their potential impact on domestic politics in Taiwan, cross-strait relations, and regional stability.
Our Lunar New Year edition includes our collection of dragon-year stamps from around the world, a brief summary of our look at the Taiwan presidential election, and our usual round-up of upcoming China-focused events and exhibitions across North America.
This issue of the USC US-China Institute newsletter discusses U.S. government assistance to China. Support includes grants to fund work in health, trade development, and fostering the rule of law. As always, Talking Points includes a comprehensive calendar of China-related events across North America.
Thomas Lum wrote this report.
China's Information Office of the State Council, or cabinet, published a report titled "The Human Rights Record of the United States in 2010".
This report is produced annually by the State Department's Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor.
Congressional Research Service, "Prospects for Democracy in Hong Kong: The 2012 Election Reforms," February 1, 2011
This CRS report was prepared by Michael F. Martin, specialist in Asian Affairs.
Tensions evident in the recent European Union-China virtual summit reflect the increasing skepticism in Europe toward China and the worries over Ukraine and economic ties as well as human rights and environmental issues.