A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
Liu Jian is Consul General of the People’s Republic of China in Los Angeles. His essay appeared in a Los Angeles Times advertising supplement for ChinaWeek.
Assistant Secretary of State Russel delivered the 2016 Herbert G. Klein Lecture to open the USC U.S.-China Institute conference on “China’s Growing Pains.”
This review by Irmy Schweiger was published on the History of Asia discussion list in March 2016.
Ford, China Looks at the West: Identity, Global Ambitions, and the Future of Sino-American Relations, 2015
Robert Sutter reviewed Christopher Ford's book for the History of Diplomacy discussion list.
Marissa Smith reviewed Sulmaan Wasif Khan's book for the History of War discussion list in Oct. 2017. It is reprinted here through Creative Commons license.
John Kerry and Wang Yi, Remarks on North Korea, the South China Sea and other topics, February 23, 2016
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi met at the U.S. State Department and spoke to the press in the Ben Franklin Room.
The Trojans will be the first American performers in the event’s history.
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.
U.S. State Department deputy spokesperson Mark Toner discussed the American government’s view of Pres. Ma’s trip. He responded to questions at the daily press briefing.
US-China Economic and Security Review Commission, "Directed by Hollywood, Edited by China," October 28, 2015
This report was written by Sean O'Connor and Nicholas Armstrong, staffers for the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. A disclaimer for the report notes that it may not necessarily reflect the views of the commission or any member of the commission.