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U.S. Department of Defense, Military and Security Developments involving the People’s Republic of China, 2018

May 16, 2018
This is the 2018 Department of Defense’s report to Congress on China's capabilities.

Stein Ringen Discusses His Book "The Perfect Dictatorship: China In The 21st Century"

July 31, 2017

Stein Ringen’s new book examines how China’s distinctive governmental system works and where it may be moving.

USCI’s Collection of Military Affairs Materials

June 16, 2017

Drawn from a variety of government sources, the collection focuses on strategic and security issues.

James Mattis, Remarks at Shangri-La Dialogue, June 3, 2017

June 3, 2017

U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis spoke at the annual security issues conference in Singapore. The Question and Answer session is at at the end of the speech.

US Department of Defense, Military and Security Developments involving the People’s Republic of China, 2017

May 15, 2017
This is the Department of Defense’s annual report to Congress.

 

Andrade and Xing, Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai - Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700, 2016

May 1, 2017

The book edited by Andrade and Xing was reviewed for the H-Asia discussion list in May 2017. It is published here via creative commons license. 

Republic of China (Taiwan), Quadrennial Defense Review, 2017

March 1, 2017

The Ministry of National Defense (MND), in compliance with Article 31 of the National Defense Act, is required to submit a Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) within ten months after each presidential inauguration. 

Xu, Asia and the Great War, 2017

January 24, 2017

Xu Guoqi's book was reviewed for the history of war discussion list by Joseph Fonesca. It is reprinted via Creative Commons.

Congressional Research Service, “China Naval Modernization – Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities – Background and Issues for Congress,” June 17, 2016

June 17, 2016

This Congressional Research Service report was written by Ronald O’Rourke. The Congressional Research Service (CRS) works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation. CRS is a legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress. This report is RL33153.

US Department Of Defense, Military And Security Developments Involving The People’s Republic Of China, 2016

April 26, 2016
This is the Department of Defense’s annual report to Congress.
 

 

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Events

September 5, 2019 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institute presents a book talk with journalist and author Matt Sheehan. His new book chronicles the deep and interdependent socioeconomic exchanges between China and California.

October 3, 2019 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

The USC U.S.-China Institutes presents a book talk with Klaus Mühlhahn. Making China Modern provides a panoramic survey of China's rise and resilience through war and rebellion, disease and famine. At this event Professor Mühlhahn will focus on the lessons from history that provide insight into China's evolving international position and how the United States and others should respond.