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Looking at Taiwan

September 30, 2021

Links to events USCI has hosted and documents it has collected relating to Taiwan.

Carolijn van Noort on China’s Belt and Road Initiative Narratives

September 23, 2021

Professor Carolijn van Noort from the University of West Scotland talks about her new book, which explores how China’s international political communication of the Belt and Road Initiative comprises narratives about infrastructure and the Silk Road.

Shelley Rigger on Taiwan's Role in China's Economic Rise

September 3, 2021

Shelley Rigger's new book traces the development of the cross-Taiwan Strait economic relationship and explores how Taiwanese firms and individuals transformed Chinese business practices.

Kamala Harris, “Remarks on the Indo-Pacific Region,” August 24, 2021

August 24, 2021

Vice President Harris spoke in Singapore as part of what the BBC labelled a U.S. diplomatic charm offensive. Her remarks generated a response from Wang Wenbin, one of China’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokespersons. He said, "This is the order that the U.S. wants. The U.S. always tries to make use of the rules and order to justify its own selfish, bullying and hegemonic behavior, but who still believe it now?" Harris’s trip also includes Vietnam.

China and Afghanistan

August 19, 2021

What might the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan mean for China?

Protesting in China

July 22, 2021

Protest and resistance in China continues. We look at causes and consequences.

Video: Teresa Wright Looks at Protest and Resistance in China

July 22, 2021

Professor Teresa Wright looks at how, when, and why Chinese individuals and groups have engaged in protests and how the targets of their complaints have responded; thus shedding light on the stability of China’s existing political system and its likely future trajectory.

Video: Erin Baggott Carter looks at how lobbying affects political outcomes in democracies

July 15, 2021

USC professor Erin Baggott Carter looks at how autocratic lobbying affects political outcomes and media coverage in democracies.

Revisiting Kissinger's Secret Trip to Beijing

July 8, 2021

It's been 50 years since Kissinger's trip, which paved the way for normalized relations between the U.S. and the People's Republic of China.

Video: Timothy Cheek Looks at the CCP

July 7, 2021

Timothy Cheek joined the USC U.S.-China Institute for a close look at the Chinese Communist Party.

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