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USC US-China Institute, "China in US Presidential Debates"

October 20, 2016

The first televised presidential debates took place in 1960 and U.S. policies toward China and Taiwan were an important part of the discussion. The USC U.S.-China Institute has reviewed transcripts over the past fifty years and shares excerpts here.

Golub, East Asia's Reemergence, 2016

October 13, 2016

June Teufel Dreyer reviewed Philip Golub's book for the History of Diplomacy discussion list. We reproduce here via Creative Commons license.

Talking Points, Presidential Debates Edition, Sept. 27, 2016

September 27, 2016

This is a special issue of Talking Points reviewing the history of China in US presidential debates from 1960 to 2016.

Wang Yang, Jacob Lew, Yang Jiechi, and John Kerry, “Press Statements at US-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue,” June 7, 2016

June 7, 2016

Vice Premier Wang Yang, Secretary of Treasury Jacob Lew, State Councilor Yang Jiechi, and Secretary of State John Kerry spoke at the conclusion of the Strategic and Economic Dialogue in Beijing.

Anthony Blinken, “U.S.-China Relations: Strategic Challenges and Opportunities,” April 27, 2016

April 27, 2016

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Blinken prepared these remarks to open his testimony before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Video: “China policy is a subset of our Asia policy, and not the other way around” – Daniel Russel opens USCI “China’s Growing Pains” Conference

April 22, 2016

Assistant Secretary of State Russel delivered the 2016 Herbert G. Klein Lecture to open the USC U.S.-China Institute conference on “China’s Growing Pains.”

Daniel Russel, “Remarks at USCI’s China’s Growing Pains Conference,” April 22, 2016

April 22, 2016

Assistant Secretary of State Russel delivered the 2016 Herbert G. Klein Lecture to open the USC U.S.-China Institute conference on “China’s Growing Pains.”

Foreign Correspondents Club of China, Conditions for Foreign Media in China, April 4, 2016

April 4, 2016

The FCCC survey looks at a variety of issues. This report is based on 142 responses. Journalists from more than 30 countries and territories belong to the organization.

Zhang Dejiang, National People’s Congress Standing Committee Work Report, March 16, 2016

March 19, 2016

The report was presented to the NPC on March 9 and adopted on March 16, 2016. This is the official English translation.

Videos: Panelists Discuss Key Issues Involving the South China Sea

March 11, 2016

Experts discuss the key issues involving the South China Sea and its disputed islands.

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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.