William Overholt argues that as China reaches a threshold where success has eliminated the conditions that enabled miraculous growth, Xi Jinping is pursuing the riskiest political strategy of any important national leader. Alternative outcomes include continued impressive growth and political stability, Japanese-style stagnation, and a major political-economic crisis.
U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Blinken prepared these remarks to open his testimony before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
Ma Ying-jeou, president of the Republic of China (Taiwan), visited Taiping Island in the South China Sea. His predecessor, Chen Shuibian, also visited the island in 2008.
On September 24-25, 2015, President Barack Obama hosted President Xi Jinping of China for a State visit. The two heads of state exchanged views on a range of global, regional, and bilateral subjects.
Russel is Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs. He spoke at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC.
State Councilor Dai Bingguo is the senior Chinese leader in charge of foreign affairs.
Sumit Ganguly reviews the book for H-Asia, June 2010.
U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee, “Testimony on ‘The Crisis in Tibet: Finding a Path to Peace," April 23, 2008
Joint Press Availability With Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi
Yongjin Zhang reviews the book for H-Diplo.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute, the East Asian Studies Center, and the USC School of Cinematic Arts for a screening of the 1993 Chinese film Woman Sesame Oil Maker (香魂女). It tells the story of a woman in a small village who buys a peasant wife for his mentally disabled son after her sesame oil business becomes unexpectedly successful. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director, Xie Fei (谢飞).