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U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, "Hearing on China's Relations with Southeast Asia," May 13, 2015

May 13, 2015

This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on May 13, 2015. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the U.S. Congress in 2000 to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.

Council on Foreign Relations, "CFR Backgrounders: China in Africa," April 27, 2015

April 27, 2015

The Council on Foreign Relations published the backgrounder, "China in Africa", to explain Africa's role in China's effort towards rapid industrailization. The piece was written by Christopher Alessi and Beina Xu.

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, "Hearing on Looking West: China and Central Asia," March 18, 2015

March 18, 2015

This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on March 18, 2015. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the U.S. Congress in 2000 to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.

Chen, Chop Suey, USA - The Story of Chinese Food in America (November 25th 2014)

February 18, 2015

Yong Chen's book was reviewed by Susan B. Carter for H-Environment and is published here under Creative Commons license.

Wilson Center, "A Global Choke Point Report: China's Water-Energy-Food Roadmap," February 18, 2015

February 18, 2015

This bilingual report builds on the China Environment Forum’s (CEF) extensive research in partnership with Circle of Blue, and draws heavily on a weeklong exchange with American and Chinese water, energy, and food experts that took place in China in August 2013.

US-China Economic and Security Review Commission, “China’s Rare Earths Industry and its Role in the International Market,” Nov. 3, 2010

December 3, 2014

This staff background report was written by Lee Levkowitz and Nathan Beauchamp-Mustafaga.

Congressional Research Service, “China and the United States—A Comparison of Green Energy Programs and Policies,” April 30, 2014

April 30, 2014

This CRS article was written by Richard J. Campbell, a specialist in energy policy.

Council on Foreign Relations, "CFR Backgrounders: China's Environmental Crisis," April 25, 2014

April 25, 2014

The Council on Foreign Relations published the backgrounder, "China's Environmental Crisis", to assess China's current environmental state, and to describe China's history of pollution, the cost of environmental damage, citizen outrage, and what is being done to fix it. The piece was written by Beina Xu.

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission , "Hearing: U.S.-China Clean Energy Cooperation: Status, Challenges, and Opportunities (Webcast)," April 25, 2014

April 25, 2014

This hearing was conducted by the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on April 25, 2014. The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission was created by the U.S. Congress in 2000 to monitor, investigate, and submit to Congress an annual report on the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.

Congressional Research Service, “Rare Earth Elements in National Defense: Background, Oversight Issues, and Options for Congress,” December 23, 2013

December 23, 2013

This CRS report was written by Valerie Bailey Grasso, specialist in defense acquisition.

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Events

April 9, 2020 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for an online talk with Julia Strauss on her new book, which focuses on the period 1949 to 1954 and compares how the Communist Party in China and the Nationalist Party in Taiwan sought to consolidate their authority and foster economic development.

April 16, 2020 - 4:00pm

The USC U.S.-China institute presents a webcast with award-winning journalist Dexter Robert. His new book explores the reality behind today’s financially-ascendant China and pulls the curtain back on how the Chinese manufacturing machine is actually powered.