Zhao offers a quick history of China's foreign policy since 1949 and then offers a provocative assessment of it today.
UN Assessment of Human Rights in Xinjiang, August 31, 2022
The United Nations Human Rights Office issued its report on human rights conditions in Xinjiang. The UN's High Commissioner for Human Rights visited China in May 2022. The UN concluded that China's detention system of Uyghurs and others was fundamentally unjust and that allegations of abuses against detainees were credible. China issued a lengthy response to the report, arguing that the government's actions protected social stability and that human rights for all in Xinjiang had improved. Both reports are available here.
China's response to UN report on human rights in Xinjiang, August 31, 2022
The PRC government opposed release of the UN assessment of human rights in China. The UN concluded that China's detention system of Uyghurs and others was fundamentally unjust and that allegations of abuses against detainees were credible. China's extensive response to the report argues that the government's actions protected social stability and that human rights for all in Xinjiang had improved. Both reports are available here.
Video - Heribert Dieter examines Europe-China ties in a changing geopolitical environment
For decades, European countries assumed that China is a benign force in international relations.
The Olympics Return to Beijing
Beijing becomes the first city to host both summer and winter games. International scrutiny of Chinese policies and practices has increased since the 2008 Summer Olympics.
China and Afghanistan
What might the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan mean for China?
Looking at Protesting in China
Protest and resistance in China continues. We look at causes and consequences.
Chairs Issue Statement about Forced Labor in Apple’s Supply Chain in Xinjiang
The Congressional-Executive Commission on China urged Apple CEO Tim Cook to ensure that Apple’s supply chains are free of forced labor.
Video: Panel Discussion on China’s Belt and Road Initiative in Action
The USC U.S.-China Institute hosted an online panel discussion to examine the economic, environmental, social and political impact China's Belt and Road Initiative has in Southeast and Central Asia.
Corporate Social Responsibility in China
H&M's statements about forced labor in Xinjiang have angered both Chinese and human rights groups.
US Dept. of Homeland Security, Strongly Warn U.S. Businesses Against Contributing to China’s Human Rights Abuses, July 1, 2020.
Joint advisory from the State, Treasury, Commerce, and Homeland Security departments for U.S. companies operating in China, particularly in Xinjiang.
U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai: Openness, inclusion and fairness essential at home and as principles in dealing with China
Resilience, inclusion and communication central in her remarks
The Dragon Roars Back – Mao, Deng and Xi Jinping and China’s evolving relations with the world - Zhao Suisheng 赵穗生, University of Denver
Join us for a book talk with Suisheng Zhao on how Mao Zedong, Deng Xiaoping, and Xi Jinping each conceived and executed radically different approaches to China's relations with others.