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The Great Wager - U.S.-China Ties from Nixon to Now

February 25, 2022

Veteran journalists Jane Perlez and Scott Tong talked about their new radio series and their own experiences on reporting from China.

Grading rapprochement

February 24, 2022

Did Nixon's trip change the world?

Similar nightmares, different dreams

February 17, 2022

In the midst of the Cold War, strategic calculations in Washington and Beijing brought the two countries together.

Russia-China Joint Statement on International Relations, February 4, 2022

February 4, 2022

Russian Federation President Vladimir Putin met with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing. Pres. Putin also attended the opening ceremony of the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.

Biden's Second Year

January 6, 2022

A year into the Biden administration, we look at American views of the biggest issues in the U.S.-China relationship.

PRC Foreign Ministry, The State of Democracy in the United States, Dec. 5, 2021

December 5, 2021

U.S. President Joseph Biden called for "a summit on democracy." 110 governments were invited to participate, but China and Russia were among those not included. The Chinese and Russian ambassadors published a joint op-ed in response. A few days later, the Chinese Ministry of Foreign Affairs published this report. In some respects it follows the ministry's reports on human rights in the United States (also available at the USCI website).

Confucius Institutes in the United States

November 18, 2021

Only 25% of the Confucius Institutes that have opened in the U.S. are still operating.

US-China governments, Virtual Summit between Xi Jinping and Joseph Biden, Nov. 15, 2021

November 15, 2021

U.S. White House, Readout on the Virtual Summit

CCP Central Committee Resolution on on the Major Achievements and Historical Experience of the Party over the Past Century, Nov. 11, 2021

November 11, 2021

The Chinese Communist Party's Central Committee adopted the following resolution on the Party's history in Beijing. It is the third such resolution, after the 1945 and 1981 resolutions. The Party marked the 100th anniversary of its founding on July 1, 2021. This translation is provided by Xinhua.

CCP Resolution on the Party's Achievements and Experiences Over the Past Century (Chinese text) 中共中央关于党的百年奋斗重大成就和历史经验的决议

November 11, 2021

The Chinese Communist Party Central Committee adopted the following resolution on the Party's history. The CCP marked the 100th anniversary of its founding on July 1, 2021.