Our "Finding Solutions" conference focused on the work of individuals, companies, and NGOs addressing some of China’s most pressing challenges. We had a large and diverse audience participate. Videos coming soon!
Andrew Scobell seeks to assess the "real" relationship between the PLA and its civilian masters by moving beyond media and pundit speculation to mount an in-depth examination and explanation of the PLA's role in national security policy-making.
Annual Report to Congress: Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China 2011
The United States Department of Defense published its annual report, "Military and Security Developments Involving the People's Republic of China 2014". This report is pursuant to the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011.
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.
Hugh White's book is reviewed by Robert Farley for H-Diplo in February 2014. It is reprinted here via Creative Commons license.
Denny Roy's book is reviewed by Lyle Goldstein and published by H-Diplo in February 2014. It is published here under Creative Commons license.
Congressional Research Service, “Rare Earth Elements in National Defense: Background, Oversight Issues, and Options for Congress,” December 23, 2013
Congressional Research Service, “Rare Earth Elements in National Defense: Background, Oversight Issues, and Options for Congress,” Sept. 5, 2012
Congressional Research Service, “Rare Earth Elements in National Defense: Background, Oversight Issues, and Options for Congress,” March 31, 2011
Congressional Research Service, "Central Asia's Security: Issues and Implications for U.S. Interests", February 25, 2009
The current situation in Central Asia with regard to security
Congressional Research Service, "Security Implications of Taiwan's Presidential Election of March 22, 2008," April 4, 2008
Prepared by Shirley Kan, Asian and Security Affairs, Foreign Affairs, Defense, and Trade Division, Congressional Research Service
This issue of the newsletter highlights the women who have been called "China's Oprah" and includes our comprehensive calendar of China-focused events and exhibitions across North America.
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).