Zhao offers a quick history of China's foreign policy since 1949 and then offers a provocative assessment of it today.
Science and Technology
Scientists collaborate despite politics
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
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
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
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
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
Assistant Attorney General for National Security
Nov. 1, 2018
U.S. Senate, China's Talent Recruitment Plans, Nov. 18, 2019
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.
Patrice Poujol Looks at Blockchain Technology in the Chinese Film Industry
Patrice Poujol looks at how blockchain technology changes the way films are financed, produced and distributed in China.
Cao, GMO China - How Global Debates Transformed China's Agricultural Biotechnology Policies, 2018
Ronald J. Herring wrote this review of Cao's GMO China for the History of Asia discussion list. It's reprinted here via Creative Commons license.
Christopher Ford, State Department, Huawei and its Siblings, the Chinese Tech Giants: National Security and Foreign Policy Implications, Sept. 11, 2019
Dr. Christopher Ford is Assistant Secretary of State, heading the Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation. He spoke at the State Department.
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.