Zhao offers a quick history of China's foreign policy since 1949 and then offers a provocative assessment of it today.
New Acquisition: Bill Einreinhofer China Archive
Explore modern China with USC Libraries' newly acquired Bill Einreinhofer China Archive, a collection of video, image, audio, and text files documenting historical events and daily life from 1910 to 2022.
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.
U.S. State Department, China and Human Trafficking, July 19, 2022
The U.S. State Department issues an annual report on human trafficking across the world, including in the U.S. In addition to the usual section on China, which in recent years has highlighted the detention of Uyghurs and others, the 2022 report included a special section on trafficking associated with China's Belt and Road Initiative.
PRC Foreign Ministry, Reality Check - Falsehoods in U.S. Perceptions of China, June 19, 2022
The Foreign Ministry of the People's Republic of China released this statement on June 19, 2022 to rebut a speech made by the U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken.
Antony J. Blinken, The (Biden) Administration's Approach to the People's Republic of China, May 26, 2022
U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken gave this policy address at George Washington University on May 26, 2022. The event was hosted by the Asia Society.
2022 Assignment: China Updates
U.S. State Department, Human Rights in China 2021, April 12, 2022
Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced the release of the report. The U.S. State Department is required by U.S. laws to prepare reports on all United Nations members and to submit the reports each year to Congress. For many years, China's government has prepared an annual report on human rights in the United States.
PRC State Council Information Office, The Report on Human Rights Violations in the United States in 2021, February 28,2022
This report was released by the PRC State Council Information Office in February 2022.
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.