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Republic of China (Taiwan), Quadrennial Defense Review, 2017

March 1, 2017

The Ministry of National Defense (MND), in compliance with Article 31 of the National Defense Act, is required to submit a Quadrennial Defense Review (QDR) within ten months after each presidential inauguration. 

Xu, Asia and the Great War, 2017

January 24, 2017

Xu Guoqi's book was reviewed for the history of war discussion list by Joseph Fonesca. It is reprinted via Creative Commons.

PRC State Council, “China's Policies on Asia-Pacific Security Cooperation (中国的亚太安全合作政策),” January 11, 2017

January 11, 2017

This is the official English version of this government white paper. It was issued by the State Council Information office. The Chinese version follows the English version.

Video: Syaru Shirley Lin Examines Sino-Taiwan Relations

November 1, 2016

Syaru Shirley Lin examines the divergence between the development of economic and political relations across the Taiwan Strait and the oscillation of Taiwan’s cross-Strait economic policy through the interplay of national identity and economic interests.

Phillip Saunders Speaks at the China Card Conference

October 20, 2016

Phillip Saunders, Director of the Center for the Study of Chinese Military Affairs at the Institute for National Strategic Studies, spoke on the “Strategic Issues: Myths, Worries, and Choices” panel at the China Card conference on September 29, 2016.

David Helvey, Remarks to the U.S.-Taiwan Business Council Defense Industry Conference, Oct. 3, 2016

October 3, 2016

Mr. Helvey is a Senior Advisor at the U.S. Defense Department, performing the duties of the Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs. These are his remarks as prepared for delivery at the Williamsburg, Virginia conference.

Watch presentations from "The China Card: Politics vs. Policy," USCI's 10th Anniversary Conference

July 18, 2016

Watch presentations from the USC U.S.-China Institute's 10th anniversary conference. It was held on September 29, 2016 at the USC Radisson Hotel.

Congressional Research Service, “China Naval Modernization – Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities – Background and Issues for Congress,” June 17, 2016

June 17, 2016

This Congressional Research Service report was written by Ronald O’Rourke. The Congressional Research Service (CRS) works exclusively for the United States Congress, providing policy and legal analysis to committees and Members of both the House and Senate, regardless of party affiliation. CRS is a legislative branch agency within the Library of Congress. This report is RL33153.

Video: “China policy is a subset of our Asia policy, and not the other way around” – Daniel Russel opens USCI “China’s Growing Pains” Conference

April 27, 2016

Assistant Secretary of State Russel delivered the 2016 Herbert G. Klein Lecture to open the USC U.S.-China Institute conference on “China’s Growing Pains.”

Anthony Blinken, “U.S.-China Relations: Strategic Challenges and Opportunities,” April 27, 2016

April 27, 2016

U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Blinken prepared these remarks to open his testimony before the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

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Events

June 4, 2020 - 5:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a discussion with Hong Kong based author and photographer Antony Dapiran for a look at his new book on the city's protests and what they mean for the future of Hong Kong and China.

June 11, 2020 - 4:00pm

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for an online discussion with Professor Margaret Lewis on how the US government's use of criminal prosecutions to address a broad "China" threat is at tension with the criminal justice system.