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Video: Conversation with Gary Reischel

May 22, 2020

Gary Rieschel, founder of Qiming Venture Partners, takes a look at how innovative China has been and how the US-China rivalry may spur or stifle innovation.

Congressional Research Service, Covid-19 and China: A Chronology of Events, May 13, 2020

May 13, 2020

This report by the non-partisan CRS was written by Susan V. Lawrence.

Video: Tom Narins on Sovereignty and the Belt and Road Initiative

April 23, 2020

Professor Tom Narins from the University at Albany (SUNY Albany) on how the Belt and Road Initiative illustrates ways that sovereignty works that conventional international relations fail to account for. 

Scientists collaborate despite politics

April 16, 2020

A wave of nationalism from government leaders threatens to halt the global collaboration to find a vaccine for COVID-19.

Family of USC freshman donates 100,000 face masks to Keck Medicine of USC

April 10, 2020

Xiang-Rong Wang donated 100,000 isolation masks to USC health care workers. He was motivated to give to Keck Medicine because his daughter, Sofie Wang, is a freshman at USC.

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.

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

February 11, 2020

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.

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.

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

John Demers
January 30, 2020

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

U.S. Senate, China's Talent Recruitment Plans, Nov. 18, 2019

January 28, 2020

The Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations staff issued a report on the threat to U.S. research advantages posed by China's efforts to recruit talent.

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Events

December 3, 2020 - 3:00pm

Outside the Box [Office], USC U.S.-China Institute, and MTV Documentary Films present a Live Q&A with Writer/Director/Producer Hao Wu discussing his new documentary film 76 DAYS. Everyone who registers for the webinar will be sent a link to view the film 48 hours prior to the Q&A.

December 10, 2020 - 1:00pm

David Shambaugh speaks on his new book focusing on the United States and China in one of the world's most dynamic regions.