Professor Teresa Wright looks at how, when, and why Chinese individuals and groups have engaged in protests and how the targets of their complaints have responded; thus shedding light on the stability of China’s existing political system and its likely future trajectory.
This is a special issue of Talking Points reviewing the history of China in US presidential debates from 1960 to 2016.
On July 15, 1971 Richard Nixon and Zhou Enlai announced that Nixon would go to China. We remember the road to that announcement and the trip that followed.
Full text and video of Secretary of State Clinton's remarks. She spoke at a U.S. Institute for Peace and Nixon Foundation conference.
Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi spoke at a U.S. Institute for Peace/Nixon Foundation conference marking the 40th anniversary of Pres. Nixon's 1972 trip to China. Yang spoke via video link from Beijing where it was March 8, 2012.
Robert D. Hormats, “Forty Years after the Nixon Visit: Progress, Challenges, and Opportunities in US-China Economic Relations,” March 6, 2012
Hormats is Undersecretary of State for Economic, Energy, and Agricultural Affairs. He spoke in New York at the Asia Society.