Professor Carolijn van Noort from the University of West Scotland talks about her new book, which explores how China’s international political communication of the Belt and Road Initiative comprises narratives about infrastructure and the Silk Road.
This document was declassified in January 2021. It was drafted by National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster and Deputy NSA Matt Pottinger in 2017-2018.
Stein Ringen’s new book examines how China’s distinctive governmental system works and where it may be moving.
U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis spoke at the annual security issues conference in Singapore. The Question and Answer session is at at the end of the speech.
US Department of Defense, Military and Security Developments involving the People’s Republic of China, 2017
Andrade and Xing, Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai - Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700, 2016
The book edited by Andrade and Xing was reviewed for the H-Asia discussion list in May 2017. It is published here via creative commons license.
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.
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
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.
Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a look at the resurgence of classical music in China through the legacy of the Philadelphia Orchestra, from its first performances in the PRC in 1973 until its most recent tour in 2018.
Kirk Denton will look at the role of politics—especially political parties—in the establishment, administration, architectural design, and historical narratives of museums in Taiwan.