Wednesday November 22, 2017

Flags of U.S. and China are placed for a meeting between Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and China's Minister of Agriculture Han Changfu in BeijingAugust 30, 2017 U.S. SANCTIONS CHINESE COMPANIES SUPPORTING NORTH KOREA The United States Treasury recently sanction a number of Chinese companies and individuals for having financial ties with North Korea. China responded by threatening damages to U.S.-China relations. Read More…

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August 2, 2017 THE SINO-INDIAN BORDER CONFLICT IN BHUTAN India and China have a long history of border disputes, which is not unexpected from two growing world powers with thousands of miles of shared borders. The most recent conflict involves a third party, the comparably tiny Himalayan Kingdom of  Bhutan. Read More . . . 

 

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July 14, 2017 SIX MONTHS OF PRESIDENT TRUMP’S CHINA POLICIES While many had grown familiar with President Obama’s defined Pivot to Asia policy, President Trump’s China policy has been far less clear and his positions on China have changed dramatically since the campaign trail. Read More . . .

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June 16, 2017 PANAMA ESTABLISHES DIPLOMATIC TIES WITH THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA On Monday, June 12, Panama announced the establishment of diplomatic ties with the People’s Republic of China (China). The Republic of China (Taiwan) released a statement that same day severing ties with Panama and ceasing aid. Read More. . .

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Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski gives keynote remarks at the USCPF's 17th Annual Gala Dinner

 

 

May 30, 2017 REMEMBERING DR. ZBIGNIEW BRZEZINSKI Dr. Zbigniew Brzezinski, former National Security Adviser for President Jimmy Carter, passed away on Friday. He will be remembered as a respected political strategist, influential adviser, and global scholar. Brzezinski pushed the Carter administration to open up ties with China and was instrumental in the establishment of full diplomatic relations in 1979. Read more…

 

 

 

 

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May 17, 2017 RECENT TENSIONS SURROUNDING THE KOREAN PENINSULA  North Korea’s nuclear and ballistic missile programs have continued despite numerous sanctions levied by the United Nations and unilateral sanctions imposed by the United States. Read about recent events that have exacerbated the tenuous security situation in the Korean peninsula. Read more. . .

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May 15, 2017 CHINA’S ONE BELT ONE ROAD SUMMIT This past weekend, Chinese President Xi Jinping hosted a two-day summit on his One Belt One Road initiative. One Belt One Road (OBOR), also referred to as the “New Silk Road,” is an ambitious infrastructure initiative first announced by Xi in 2013. The weekend summit was attended by 28 world leaders and more than 1,000 global representatives. The forum renewed Xi’s commitment to the OBOR and discussed plans for its development and progress. Read more…

 

 

 

 

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May 5, 2017 TRUMP AND CHINA: 100 DAYS IN Read an overview of the major changes in President Trump’s approach to China during his first 100 days in office. Read more… 

 

 

 

 

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April 12, 2017
 TRUMP AND XI’S FIRST MEETING: APRIL 6 – 7, 2017 U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping met on Thursday, April 6 and Friday, April 7 at Mar-a-Lago Resort in Florida. Delegations of high-level officials from both countries were also in attendance. The Mar-a-Lago meeting was not an official state visit, and seems to have been quickly put together. Read More. . .

 

 

 

 

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