Tuesday August 20, 2019


Listed below are the pdf links to past editions of The Washington Journal of Modern China:


WJMC Spring 2018, vol. 14

Remembering the 90th Anniversary of the Founding of the Chinese Section at the Library of Congress

Special Issue Section:

“Reflections on 90 Years of Cultural Exchanges: the Library of Congress’ Chinese Section” (Chi Wang, PhD)

The Chinese Section’s History in Photos

Remembering the 90th Anniversary of the Chinese Section (Jim Cheng, PhD)


“The United States and China: Game of Superpowers” (Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr.)

“Cracking the China Conundrum” (Yukon Huang, PhD)

“Will China Rise?” *Jack Goldstone, PhD)

“Manning Taiwan’s Military: Reflections On the 2000 Defense Reorganization Acts” (Bernard Cole, PhD)

“Understanding and Responding to China’s Belt and Road Initiative: Developing an American Policy Response” (Jordan Bushong, Katelyn DeNap, and Tracie Yang)


“Avoiding War with China: Two Nations, One World by Amiatai Etzioni” (Ariane Rosen)

“The Water Kingdom by Philip Ball” (Anna Saltzman)

“Everything Under the Heavens: How the Past Helps Shape China’s Push for Global Power by Howard W. French” (Emily Bulkeley)

“Taiwan at a Tipping Point: The Democratic Progressive Party’s Return to Power by John F. Copper” (by Ariane Rosen)

In Memoriam:

Alan Romberg (1938 – 2018)




WJMC Autumn 2017, vol. 13

President Trump and China


“Thinking About Strategic First Principles in U.S.-China Relations” (David M. Lampton, PhD)

“Remarks at the 2016 Gala Dinner of The U.S.-China Policy Foundation” (Ambassador Cui Tiankai)

Donald Trump, the Taiwan Issue and Hardening U.S. Policy Toward China” (Robert Sutter, PhD)

“U.S.-China Tensions: Interplay Between Economics and Politics” (Yukon Huang, PhD)

“The Political Economy of U.S.-China Relations and the Trump Administration” (Ming Wan, PhD)

“The CCP and Pursuing Its Goals: Proliferating Non-traditional Aspects of Power”  (Cynthia Watson, PhD)

“Decoding Modern Chinese Foreign Policy Through the Lenses of Ancient Philosophy and Applied Game Theory” (Alicia Fawcett)


“Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides’s Trap? by Graham Allison (Emily Bulkeley)

“The End of the Asian Century―War, Stagnation, and the Risks to the World’s Most Dynamic Region by Michael Auslin (Scarlette Li)

“A Full Life: Reflections at Ninety by Jimmy Carter (Ariane C. Rosen)




WJMC Spring 2016, vol. 12

China’s Growing Global Influence


“The Value of Presidential Summits” (Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy)

“Will The Past Repeat Itself?: Examining the Accuracy of a Cold War Analogy in Framing U.S.-China Relations” (Ariane C. Rosen)

“China and the Economic Integration of Europe and Asia” (Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr.)

“China’s Silk Railroad Vision in Central Asia: Issues and Challenges” (Junxiao P. Liang)

“Why Anti-Chinese Rhetoric Is Bad Politics: A Survey of the 2016 Presidential Candidates’ Remarks on China” (Rachel E. Peniston)

“A Harbinger of Neocolonialism?: An Analysis of Xi Jinping’s Speech at FOCAC’s December 2015 Meeting” (Juliet M. Tempest)


“Obama’s Challenge to China: The Pivot to Asia by Chi Wang” (Rachel E. Peniston)

“The China Challenge: Shaping the Choices of a Rising Power by Thomas J. Christensen” (Juliet M. Tempest)

“Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China by Evan Osnos” (Molly Bradtke)

“A Review of Two U.S. Naval Institute Books by Carnes Lord and Andrew S. Erickson, ed. and Bernard D. Cole (Amanda Conklin)

“Ageless Chinese Art: Exhibit at George Mason University Fine Arts Gallery” (Tian Luan)


China’s 100 Most Influential People

Select Pieces and Photos from the Ageless Chinese Art Exhibit




WJMC Fall 2013, vol.11


“Constructing China and America’s New Type of Major Power Relations: Opportunities and Challenges” (Shao)

“Nothing New, Nothing Great: Exploring “New Type of Great Power Relations”” (Mattis)

“Israel in China’s Middle East Strategy: A New Quartet of U.S., China, Israel, and Taiwan?” (Lin)

“Equal Partners: The Potential for New Type Great Power Relations Between the U.S. and China (Wyne)

“The Medical Component of China-Africa Relations” (Beck)


“Uncharted Strait: The Future of China-Taiwan Relations” (Tiezzi)

“Interesting Times: China, America, and the Shifting Balance of Prestige” (Rosen)

“China Goes Global: The Partial Power” (Beck)

“Enigma of China: An Inspector Chen Novel” (Ogawa)

“The United States and China Since World War II” (Watson)



WJMC Fall 2012, vol.10, no.2


“China’s Rise and Transformation: Towards Pax Sinica?” (Freeman)

A Review of China-U.S. Relations (1979-2018): Past, Present and Future” (Shen)

“Forty Years Later: My Reflections on a Changing China”(Wang)

“China’s Ethnic Policies in the Xinjiang Region” (Lim)

“Understanding Chinese Politics Through the Lens of Modern Chinese Literature” (Tiezzi)

“Observing Taiwan’s 2012 Elections” (Xiao)


“Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China” (Marchetti)

“Sweet Bamboo: A Memoir of a Chinese American Family” (Worden)

“The Party: The Secret World of China’s Communist Rulers” (Watson)

“Midnight in Peking” (Ogawa)

“Him Mark Lai: Autobiography of a Chinese American Historian” (Worden)



WJMC Fall 2011, vol.10, no.1


“Whither China? Implications of China’s Rise for the United States” (Wyne)

“Beijing, Washington, and the Shifting Balance of Prestige” (Freeman)

“U.S.-China Investment Ties and Issues” (Morrison)

“The Shifting Fortunes of Public and Private Economies: The Chinese Debate on ‘Guojin Mintui’ ” (Yang and Jiang)

“Hong Kong and the Globalization of the Renminbi” (Martin)


“On China” (Worden)

“China Goes to Sea: Maritime Transformation in Comparative Historical Perspective” (Sweet)

“Chinese Aerospace Power: Evolving Maritime Roles” (Worden)


WJMC Winter 2010, vol.9, no.2


“Engaging China: Obama’s Struggle to Define a New Framework for Sino-American Relations” (Crossin)

“Taiwan’s Political Status: Historical Background and Its Implications for U.S. “(Dumbaugh)

“United States-China Relations and the Korean Peninsula: The Need for Multilaterally Articulated Deterrence and Prevention” (Lampton)

“China and the Global Financial Crisis: Implications for the United States” (Morrison)

“U.S.-Chinese Relations and Cooperation with Southern African Countries: How It Can Make a Difference” (Rowland)

“Building a Better Chinese Collection: Remembering My Library of Congress Years (1957-2004)” (Wang)


“Honorable Survivor:Mao’s China, McCarthy’s America and the Persecution of John S. Service” (Canes)

“The Generalissimo: Chiang Kai-shek and the Struggle for Modern China” (Wang)

WJMC Winter 2008-2009, vol. 9, no.1


“2008 Year in Review” (Crossin)

“Sino-American Dynamics in Perspective” (Freeman)

“The Future of China-US Relations” (Nye)

“US-China Relations: Lessons Learned, New Challenges” (Jue)

“Witnessing Change: Three Decades of US-China Relations” (Wang)

“Charm Offensive: How China’s Soft Power is Transforming the World” (Kurlantzick)

“A New Diplomatic Model: A Chinese Perspective on the Shanghai Cooperation Organization” (Guang)

“A Special US-China Relationship: American Adoptions of Chinese Children” (Gann)


“China’s Environment Challenge” (Bert)

“Journey across the Four Seas: A Chinese Woman’s Search for Home” (Ogawa)

“George W. Bush and China: Policies, Problems, and Partnership” (Wu)

“China and Vietnam: The Politics of Asymmetry” (Sutter)

“The China Fantasy: How Our Leaders Explain Away Chinese Repression” (Crossin)



WJMC Spring 2007 vol. 8 no.2

Main Course:

“A Brief Note on Nixon’s trip to China” (Wang)

“Comments of Former Diplomats & Government Officials: A Transcription of the September Conference” (Wang)

Around Town:

“As Key Actors Converge: Taiwan-U.S. Political relations: New Strains and Changes” (Dumbaugh)

From the Archives:

“Interview with President Richard Nixon” (Halloran)

“An Unwelcomed Visitor: The Greeting Committee for Warren Christopher” (Neighbors)

“The View from Moscow: How American Academics Influenced U.S. China Policy”(Orleans)

On the Scene:

“Teaching in Beijing: The Two Chinas: Student Orientations in the PRC” (Bert)

The Critics:

“Zhongguo cishan jianshi [A brief history of Chinese philanthropy]” (McCord & Xiong)

“The Art of Survival” (Clemens)

“American Goddess at the Rape of Nanking: The Courage of Minnie Vautrin” (Worden)

“Selling Happiness: Calendar Posters and Visual Culture in Early-Twentieth-Century Shanghai” (Worden)



WJMC Spring/Summer 2006 vol., 8 no.1

Main Course:

“Banking on China: China and the World Bank: How a Partnership Was Built” (Bottelier)

“Engaging Africa: China’s Growing Role in Africa” (Copson)

“South of the Border: Chinese Energy Strategy in Latin America” (Bajpaee)

“The Chinese Web: Between Control and Contention: China’s New Internet Politics” (Yang)

Around Town:

“Oil for the Lamps: China and the Implications of the War in Iraq” (Liu)

“An Out of the Box Idea: China, Africa, and the United States: Health Care Cooperation” (Shinn)

“In the Balance: Balancing Japan and China in East Asia” (Lim)

“Still Another China Group: China Watching on Capitol Hill” (Seldin)

On the Scene:

“Making the News in Beijing: Participating in the Great Information Revolution of China” (Smith)

“Making Green Spaces in Shanghai: Open Space Policy Supports Shanghai’s Quality of Life” (Clemens)

From the Archives:

“Ties That Bind: China Honors American Veterans” (Bergin)

“Excellent Disorder Under Heaven: How Chairman Mao Sanitized Culture During the Cultural Revolution” (Orleans)

The Critics:

“Power Shift: China and Asia’s New Dynamic” (Bert)

“Mao: The Unknown Story” (Yu)

“Controlling the Dragon” (Worden)

“Tracking the “Yellow Peril”” (Worden)

“The Chinese Overseas” (Worden)



For information on editions not listed above, please contact the Foundation.