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This series features brief discussions with leading China experts on a range of issues in the U.S.-China relationship, including domestic politics, foreign policy, economics, security, culture, the environment, and areas of global concern. For more interviews, videos, and links to events, visit our website: www.ncuscr.org.

The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations is the leading nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that encourages understanding of China and the United States among citizens of both countries.

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This series features brief discussions with leading China experts on a range of issues in the U.S.-China relationship, including domestic politics, foreign policy, economics, security, culture, the environment, and areas of global concern. For more interviews, videos, and links to events, visit our website: www.ncuscr.org.

The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations is the leading nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that encourages understanding of China and the United States among citizens of both countries.

    Frank H. Wu | Visa Restrictions and Lawsuits: Chinese Students Under Fire

    Frank H. Wu | Visa Restrictions and Lawsuits: Chinese Students Under Fire

    The Justice Department's China Initiative against economic espionage and intellectual property theft has made Chinese students in the United States a focus of increasing scrutiny, while Congress has initiated legislation aiming to restrict this broad group's ability to work and study in the United States.   
     In light of the Justice Department's more than 3,000 active investigations of China-affiliated researchers and students in the United States, Queens College President Frank Wu discusses the initiative, the resulting increase in scrutiny of Chinese nationals and Chinese-American students, and the potential threat to American competitiveness and economic vitality that these developments present.     
    Frank H. Wu is the president of Queens College, former president of the Committee of 100, and a former litigator and professor of law.

    • 6 min
    Margaret Lewis on Tsai Ing-wen and the Future of Taiwan

    Margaret Lewis on Tsai Ing-wen and the Future of Taiwan

    President Tsai Ing-wen was re-elected in January, 2020, on a platform similar to that of her first term, yet new cross-Strait developments and changing challenges at home suggest the next four years may not be a continuation of the status quo. Seton Hall University law professor and Taiwan expert Margaret Lewis explores the possibilities for mainland-Taiwan relations as well as the local issues that will define both Tsai's second term and the near future of Taiwan.

    • 4 min
    Amb. Robert Zoellick | “Responsible Stakeholder” Fifteen Years Later

    Amb. Robert Zoellick | “Responsible Stakeholder” Fifteen Years Later

    This speech is an excerpt from the National Committee 2020 Members Program. To hear NCUSCR Chair Ambassador Carla Hills introduction, as well as the extensive q&a with NCUSCR President Stephen Orlins, please listen to the episode on our Events channel, "Amb. Robert Zoellick | 2020 Annual Members Program FULL EVENT." 
    The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations was pleased to host a virtual conversation on May 19, 2020, with Ambassador Robert Zoellick, former U.S. Trade Representative and president of the World Bank, among other positions in and outside of government. Fifteen years have passed since his “responsible stakeholder” speech at the National Committee’s 2005 Gala dinner. Ambassador Zoellick offered reflections on his 2005 speech and the policy implications of his approach for the United States when considering the current Sino-U.S. relationship.

    • 15 min
    Coronavirus Political Impact: Power Insecurity Threatens U.S.-China Relations

    Coronavirus Political Impact: Power Insecurity Threatens U.S.-China Relations

    Leadership in both China and the United States continue to face the common crisis of a once-in-a-century pandemic and its aftermath. Political scientist Dr. Yuen Yuen Ang uses power insecurity to explore the apparent contradiction of worsening U.S.-China relations despite the powerful and ongoing incentive for collaboration. 
    Dr. Ang is an associate professor of political science at the University of Michigan. She is the author of, "How China Escaped the Poverty Trap" (Cornell, 2016), and the forthcoming, "China’s Gilded Age: The Paradox of Economic Boom and Vast Corruption" (Cambridge, 2020). 
    This episode is part of the National Committee's Coronavirus Impact Series: http://www.ncuscr.org/coronavirus

    • 7 min
    Coronavirus Economic Impact: U.S.-China Commercial Relations, Challenges and Opportunities

    Coronavirus Economic Impact: U.S.-China Commercial Relations, Challenges and Opportunities

    Principal of Albright Stonebridge Group Amy Celico explains the fundamental challenges currently facing the bilateral commercial relationship between the United States and China. She also discusses why the “phase one” trade deal is a positive development and how COVID-19 is highlighting the role of foreign investors in China’s economic growth trajectory.
    Amy Celico is a principal at the Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG) and leads the firm’s D.C.-based China practice, assisting corporate and non-profit clients develop and expand their business in China.
    This episode is part of the National Committee's Coronavirus Impact Series: http://www.ncuscr.org/coronavirus

    • 10 min
    M. Taylor Fravel on China's Modern Military Strategy in Historical Perspective

    M. Taylor Fravel on China's Modern Military Strategy in Historical Perspective

    In an interview with NCUSCR President Steve Orlins, M. Taylor Fravel discusses his motivations for and key discoveries from writing, "Active Defense: China's Military Strategy Since 1949." He discusses China's activity in the East and South China Sea, as well as the CCP's definition of geopolitical "core interests." Fravel also considers how a historical perspective of China's military strategy has informed his views on whether China is an active military and national security threat to United States.
    On October 10, 2019, Dr. Taylor Fravel presented his findings and discussed the implications for China’s current military behavior.

    • 16 min

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