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U.S. Dept. of Justice, Chinese Accused of Equifax Hack, Feb. 10, 2020

February 10, 2020

The U.S. Attorney General announced the indictment of four members of the People’s Liberation Army for the 2017 cybertheft of the personal data of millions of people from Equifax, a crediting reporting agency. Included here are his remarks, a press statement about the indictment and a link to the charging document.

Video: Jeff Wasserstrom on the history of protests in Hong Kong

February 6, 2020

In this illustrated presentation, Prof. Wasserstrom puts events since the 1997 Handover and particularly since the 2014 Umbrella Movement into comparative and historical perspective.

Christopher Ford, State Department, Huawei and its Siblings, the Chinese Tech Giants: National Security and Foreign Policy Implications, Sept. 11, 2019

September 11, 2019

Dr. Christopher Ford is Assistant Secretary of State, heading the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation. He spoke at the State Department.

PRC State Council, Nuclear Safety in China, September 2019

September 3, 2019

China is rapidly expanding its nuclear power generation capacity. The government issued this white paper.

PRC State Council, Vocational Education and Training in Xinjiang, August 2019

August 16, 2019

The Chinese government released this white paper on its programs in Xinjiang, describing them as an effective response to terrorism and extremism.

PRC State Council, China’s National Defense in the New Era (新时代的中国国防), July 24, 2019

July 24, 2019

The Information Office of the State Council published this White Paper (白皮书) on Xi Era National Defense in English and Chinese.

PRC State Council, Democratic Reform in Tibet – Sixty Years On, March 27, 2019

March 27, 2019

The Chinese government released this white paper.

U.S. Department of Justice, Huawei and its CFO Meng Wanzhou Charged with Financial Fraud, Jan. 28, 2019

January 28, 2019

Meng Wangzhou 孟晚舟was detained by Canadian authorities in Vancouver in December 2018 at the request of the U.S. government. Here is the press release about the indictment against the company and Meng Wanzhou. The charging document is also included.

John Demers, Economic Espionage by the People’s Republic of China, Nov. 1, 2018

John Demers
November 1, 2018

John Demers
Assistant Attorney General for National Security
Washington, DC
Nov. 1, 2018
 

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.

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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.