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PRC National People’s Congress Proposal on Hong Kong National Security Legislation, May 27, 2020

May 27, 2020

Statement issued by Michael Pompeo, the United States Secretary of State.

Video: What's At Stake In Xinjiang

May 11, 2020

A symposium featuring a distinguished panel of specialists to discuss Uyghur beliefs and Chinese government policies in the region. 

Video: Julia Strauss Compares Post-1949 China And Taiwan

May 11, 2020

Julia Strauss discusses 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.

 

U.S. State Department, The PRC’s Military-Civil Fusion Strategy, March 12, 2020

March 12, 2020

This is a transcript of a background press briefing done at the U.S. State Department in Washington, D.C. The briefing comes amidst heightened tensions in the U.S.-China relationship.

CIA, Mao's Cultural Revolution - Origins and Development, Oct. 6, 1967

March 9, 2020

In the midst of China's Cultural Revolution, the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency prepared a report on the forces leading to the launch of the Cultural Revolution and its first year. It was written by Philip L. Bridgham. This report was declassified in 2007 (40 years after its preparation). Bridgham published a versions of this in The China Quarterly.

Michael Pompeo, On Taiwan’s Election, January 11, 2020

March 4, 2020

A press statement issued by the US Department of State. 

Michael Pompeo, Institution of a Personnel Cap on Designated PRC Media Entities, March 2, 2020

March 2, 2020

Two documents are included here. The first is an announcement by the U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on new limits imposed on the number of people permitted to work in the U.S. for designated PRC media entities. The second is a background briefing on the policy by two senior State Department officers. The policy was announced and the briefing was held at the State Department in Washington, D.C.

Senior Officials, State Department Designates Chinese Media Entities as Foreign Missions, Feb. 18, 2020

February 26, 2020

Two senior State Department officials spoke to the media on the Department's decision to label Chinese media entities (Xinhua News Agency; China Global Television Network (CGTN) - part of China Central Television, CCTV; China Radio International (CRI); China Daily Distribution Corporation; and Hai Tian Development USA (distributor of People's Daily in the U.S.) as foreign missions. The officials explained the reasoning behind the designation and what it would mean.

Chinese are more impressed by Japan's response to the coronavirus than America's

February 12, 2020

A survey of Chinese netizen reaction to the responses of the Japanese and U.S. governments to the coronavirus outbreak.

U.S. Department of Justice, China Initiative, 2018-2019

February 11, 2020

This U.S. Department of Justice document summarizes the aims of its China Initiative and department indictments and convictions from Jan. 2018 to July 2019.

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Events

June 4, 2020 - 5:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a discussion with Hong Kong based author and photographer Antony Dapiran for a look at his new book on the city's protests and what they mean for the future of Hong Kong and China.

June 11, 2020 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for an online discussion with Professor Margaret Lewis on how the US government's use of criminal prosecutions to address a broad "China" threat is at tension with the criminal justice system.