U.S. politics

NIMBY laws and U.S.-China Relations

September 1, 2023

A number of states have enacted laws prohibiting Chinese and others from “countries of concern” from purchasing homes or land.

Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Hearing on Sen. Max Baucus, nominee to be Ambassador to China, Jan. 28, 2014

January 28, 2014

Senator Max Baucus (b. 1941) has served in Congress since 1975 and has been a senator from Montana since 1978. He was nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as Ambassador to China, to succeed Gary Locke.

Joseph Biden, “U.S.-China Business Relations,” Dec. 5, 2013

December 5, 2013

Vice President Biden spoke to the American Chamber of Commerce in Beijing

Congressional Research Service, “Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales since 1990,” March 14, 2013

March 14, 2013

This CRS report was written by Shirley A. Kan, specialist in Asian defense affairs.

Congressional Research Service, "U.S.-China Military Contacts: Issues for Congress," Nov. 27, 2012

November 27, 2012

This CRS report was written by Shirley A. Kan, specialist in Asian security affairs.

Talking Points, Nov. 9-21, 2012

November 9, 2012

This issue of the USC U.S.-China Institute's newsletter focuses on China in U.S. campaign advertising and the Chinese Communist Party's 18th National Congress. As always, Talking Points includes our comprehensive calendar of China-focused events and exhibitions across North America.

House Foreign Affairs Committee, "Beijing as an Emerging Power in the South China Sea," September 12, 2012

September 12, 2012

This hearing included presentations by Toshi Yoshihara, Bonnie Glaser, Peter Brookes, and Richard Cronin.

Congressional Research Service, "U.S.-China Relations: Policy Issues", August 2, 2012

August 2, 2012

This CRS report was written by Susan V. Lawrence (specialist in Asian Affairs) and David MacDonald (research associate).

Congressional Research Service, "China, Internet Freedom, and U.S. Policy," July 13, 2012

July 13, 2012

This report was written by Thomas Lum (acting section research manager/specialist in Asian affairs), Patricia Moloney Figliola (specialist in internet and telecommunications policy), and Matthew C. Weed (analyst in foreign policy legislation).