A food safety factory shutdown has Americans hunting for baby formula. Readying themselves for a covid-19 lockdown, Chinese in Beijing emptied store shelves. Emerging from lockdown, some in Shanghai are visiting well-provisioned markets. U.S.-China agricultural trade is booming, but many are still being left hungry. Food security, sustainability and safety remain issues.
Christopher Wray, The Threat Posed by the Chinese Government and the Chinese Communist Party to the Economic and National Security of the United States, July 7, 2020
FBI Director Wray spoke at the Hudson Institute.
Early on, the Trump administration identified access to American universities as helping China advance. The administration has been pushing back against this in several ways, including the Department of Justice’s China Initiative which has American academics among its targets. Now students from China are under greater scrutiny.
US Dept. of Homeland Security, Strongly Warn U.S. Businesses Against Contributing to China’s Human Rights Abuses, July 1, 2020.
Joint advisory from the State, Treasury, Commerce, and Homeland Security departments for U.S. companies operating in China, particularly in Xinjiang.
This is the Law of the People's Republic of China on Safeguarding National Security in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region that went into effect on June 30, 2020.
Remarks delivered by National Security Advisor Robert C. O’Brien on June 24, 2020, in Phoenix, Arizona.
Congressional Research Service, U.S.-China Strategic Competition in South and East China Seas, June 23, 2020 (update)
This report for the non-partisan Congressional Research Service (a part of the Library of Congress) was written by Ronald O’Rouke.
United States Secretary of State Michael Pompeo issues a press statement.
President Donald Trump's remarks on China.
Proclamation on the Suspension of Entry as Nonimmigrants of Certain Students and Researchers from the People’s Republic of China, May 29, 2020
A proclamation issued by President Donald Trump.
Tensions evident in the recent European Union-China virtual summit reflect the increasing skepticism in Europe toward China and the worries over Ukraine and economic ties as well as human rights and environmental issues.