Category: Politics

Transcript of President Jimmy Carter’s Remarks at the Forum on US-China Relations

The following is a transcript of President Carter’s remarks at the Annual Forum on US-China Relations, commemorating the 40th anniversary of the normalization of US-China relations. January 16-19, 2019 Atlanta, Georgia At this moment, my heart is filled with thanksgiving to Deng Xiaoping, who had the wisdom and the strength and confidence of the Chinese people to decide soon after I became President, to build upon the faltering relationship between the United States and China. As you know, President Nixon in 1972 had been to China and consummated the Shanghai communique. We said there was only one China which...

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Chinese and US Engagement with Developing Countries News Roundup: Feb. 1 – Feb. 11, 2019

Every two weeks, The Carter Center’s China Program releases an overview of major events involving Chinese and US global engagement, with a particular focus on emerging issues in Africa and Latin America. In addition to using news sources, the news roundup will analyze papers and reports from academic journals, governmental bodies, and NGOs, and will also summarize debates and other events organized by think tanks on select issues. The news roundup is intended to be a platform and resource for both China watchers and for readers interested in political and economic development in developing countries. It aims to deepen...

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Institute of China-America Studies Coverage of The United States & China at 40

February 7, 2019   The Institute of China-America Studies has graciously provided coverage of several events from January 19th of the United States & China at 40 conference. By following this link to the ICAS website, you can find coverage of the first, second, and fourth panels, as well as closing remarks from Dr. Yawei Liu, the Director of the China Program at the Carter Center. The ICAS link includes video coverage, as well as a synopsis of each panel’s assessment of the topic discussed.   Image Courtesy of the ICAS...

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Brigadier General Stilwell, Possible Assistant Secretary of State for Asia and Pacific Affairs

As of October 18th, 2018, retired Brigadier General David R. Stilwell is expected to be nominated by President Donald J. Trump to fill the position of Assistant Secretary for Asia and Pacific Affairs, U.S. State Department. The position was previously held by, Daniel Russel, from 2013 to April 2017. The position was then filled by Susan Thornton, a career diplomat, who held the position till her retirement at the end of July 2018. The biographical sketch of Brigadier General David R. Stilwell is based on information that the US-China Perception Monitor obtained from online sources. Brigadier General David R....

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Exclusive Report: The New “China” According to the American Managers of the US-China Relationship

For a briefing report of government officials, former government officials, think tank researchers, and writers who manage the most consequential relationship in the world today, click here. The attached report details the background and policy perspectives of  these China managers within the US. The managers included were chosen for their influence on American attitudes and policy and how they reflect the wider debate currently taking place amongst China policymakers....

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Trump Timeline

Stay up to date with the timeline of Trump and the Trump Administration’s China Policies.

SR: The Week’s China Reads

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Every week, China Program’s Senior Advisor Dr. Robert A. Kapp compiles a reading list and provides commentary, for you to better understand China.

Robert A. Kapp is senior advisor to the China Program at the Carter Center. He has been principal of Robert A. Kapp and Associates, a business consulting firm, since 2004. From 1994 through 2004 he served as President of the United States-China Business Council…