military

U.S. and China on the Battlefield

September 10, 2020

The U.S. Department of Defense has just released information on Chinese military efforts. We've drawn on it and information from other sources to offer this comparison of American and Chinese military resources.

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.

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.

Ronald Reagan, Arms Sales to Taiwan, August 17, 1982

October 22, 2019

President Reagan sent this memo to Secretary of State George Shultz and Secretary of Defense Casper Weinberger. The document was classified as secret. It was made public in August 2019 by then National Security Advisor John Bolton.

Video: Pedro Loureiro on U.S. Naval Intelligence Assessments Of Prewar China And Japan

November 14, 2018

Pedro Loureiro provides an overview on his digital collection of primary sources highlighting the significant role played by Shanghai in support of the US Navy’s Intelligence process in pre-WWII Asia. This is the first in a lecture series titled "Los Angeles and Shanghai: The USC Nexus," co-organized by the USC East Asian Library and USC US-China Institute. 

A Time of Uncertainty in US-Taiwan-China Relations

September 10, 2018

The Grassroots Diplomacy Council and the USC U.S.-China Institute hosted a symposium on the relationships of Taiwan, China, and the United States.

 

U.S. Department of Defense, Military and Security Developments involving the People’s Republic of China, 2018

May 16, 2018
This is the 2018 Department of Defense’s report to Congress on China's capabilities.

Stein Ringen Discusses His Book "The Perfect Dictatorship: China In The 21st Century"

July 31, 2017

Stein Ringen’s new book examines how China’s distinctive governmental system works and where it may be moving.

USCI’s Collection of Military Affairs Materials

June 12, 2017

Drawn from a variety of government sources, the collection focuses on strategic and security issues.

James Mattis, Remarks at Shangri-La Dialogue, June 3, 2017

June 3, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis spoke at the annual security issues conference in Singapore. The Question and Answer session is at at the end of the speech.

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Events

October 29, 2020 - 4:00pm
The USC U.S.-China Institute and the USC Center on Transnational Law and Business look at what might be the aims of the next administration by focusing on technology, trade and investment ties.