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America Is Losing the Second Space Race to China

August 23, 2019

Greg Autry and Steve Kwast recently published an opinion piece in Foreign Policy arguing that the American private sector can help the U.S. catch up to China in space. Autry is a professor at the USC Marshall School of Business specializing in the space industry and entrepreneurship. 


PRC State Council, China’s National Defense in the New Era (新时代的中国国防), July 24, 2019

July 24, 2019

The Information Office of the State Council published this White Paper (白皮书) on Xi Era National Defense in English and Chinese.

Meet The Trojan Engineer Helping Chinese Cities Bounce Back After Disaster

July 19, 2019

Nan Li, Ph.D. ’14, was named a 2018 top “Innovator under 35” in China by MIT Technology Review for his work in resilient cities.

Video: Michael Dunne on General Motors in China

April 8, 2019

Michael Dunne, author of American Wheels: Chinese Roads, talks about General Motors' successful efforts to build its China business and about the current state of Chinese auto market.

USC researchers race against a tick-borne illness originating in China

January 24, 2019
The Asian longhorned tick, new to North America, can transmit a disease that causes nausea, diarrhea and muscle pain — and, often, death.

US-China Economic and Security Review Commission, China’s Overseas United Front Work, August 24, 2018

August 24, 2018

This report for the commission was written by Alexander Bowe. China’s United Front Work (海外统战工作) is coming under increasing scrutiny by the U.S. government.

White House Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, Chinese Economic Aggression Threaten US Intellectual Property, June 2018

June 1, 2018

Peter Navarro is the director of this White House office. A summary follows. The full report is available at the link below.

U.S. Trade Representative, Chinese Technology Transfer Policies and Practices, March 22, 2018

March 22, 2018

The U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer issued this report on its investigation in 2018, one month before the start of a U.S.-China trade war.

Q&A With Jonathan Woetzel of McKinsey on Artificial Intelligence in China

February 13, 2018

Jonathan Woetzel discusses the role of artificial intelligence (AI) in driving China's economic growth and its growing influence in our lives.

Doug Fuller Discusses His Book "Paper Tigers, Hidden Dragons"

October 2, 2017

Douglas Fuller's book provides an in-depth longitudinal study of China's information technology industry and policy over the last 15 years.