US State Department

U.S. Amb. Alan F. Holmer on Establishing New Habits of Cooperation in U.S.-China Economic Relations, 2007

November 14, 2007

Holmer spoke on Nov. 14, 2007 at Tsinghua University. He is special envoy for China.

John D. Negroponte on U.S.-China Relations, 2007

October 24, 2007

John D. Negroponte is Deputy Secretary of State and was the first Director of National Intelligence (2005-2007). He served in many different U.S. Foreign Service and White House posts from 1960 to 1997. He was ambassador to the United Nations from 2001 to 2004 and served as ambassador to Iraq 2004-2005. The following is a U.S. State Department transcript of his comments and responses to questions at a dinner of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations. The remarks were made on October, 24, 2007.

James A. Kelly, Assistant Secretary, speaks about The Future of U.S.-China Relations, 2001

May 1, 2001

James A. Kelly, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, Testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs

U.S. Dept. of State statement on U.S. citizens and residents in China, 2001

April 19, 2001

Public Announcement about U.S. - China Relations

Tiananmen Square Document 35: State Department Bureau of Intelligence and Research, "China: Aftermath of the Crisis," 1989

July 27, 1989

This document, an intelligence research report, asks: "How did China get to this point?" (July 27, 1989)

Tiananmen Square Document 12: Cable, SITREP 1, 1989

June 3, 1989

This document, the first in this series of SITREPs, updates U.S. embassy and consular personnel around the world on the first violent clashes with demonstrators. (June 3, 1989)

Winston Lord, Mike Mansfield, and Hugh Scott, "Report on Mansfield - Scott Trip to China," May 12, 1972

May 12, 1972

Mansfield (D-Montana), the Senate Majority Leader, and Hugh Scott (R-Pennsylvania), the Seante Minority Leader, visited China between April 19-22, 1972. They subsequently prepared a report on the trip for President Richard Nixon.

John Hay, "Letter of Instruction," March 20, 1900

December 13, 1901

The U.S. Secretary of State John Hay sent this letter to U.S. ambassadors.



October 15, 2020 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a book talk with author David Lampton. His new book examines China’s effort to create an intercountry railway system connecting China and its seven Southeast Asian neighbors.