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    Author James Carter discusses China’s 20th century history through the remarkable figure at the center of his new book Heart of Buddha, Heart of China: The Life of Tanxu, a Twentieth Century Monk with the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations on May 7, 2014.

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    Evan Osnos, a correspondent based in Beijing for eight years, discusses his views on China’s rise and his new book, Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China, with National Committee President Stephen Orlins. 

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    Norton Wheeler, associate professor at Missouri Southern State University, is interviewed by National Committee Vice President Jan Berris about his new book, The Role of American NGOs in China’s Modernization:  Invited Influence.  Dr. Wheeler explores the impact of American NGOs on education, environment, fiscal policy, and civil society in China, using three case studies:  the Hopkins-Nanjing Center,  the 1990 Institute, and the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations.

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    Join National Committee Senior Director for Education Programs Margot Landman as she interviews James Carter, professor of history at St. Joseph's University in Philadelphia, about his book, Heart of Buddha, Heart of China.  Dr. Carter reflects on renowned monk Tanxu as an individual, a Buddhist, and a nationalist whose life spanned the tremendous upheavals in China from the late 19th century through the mid-20th century.

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    Author Andrew Mertha discusses his latest book “Brothers in Arms: Chinese Aid to the Khmer Rouge, 1975-1979” with the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations on April 29, 2014. This podcast contains audio of a public program and presentation; to view video and slides, please visit http://www.ncuscr.org/programs/brothers-in-arms

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    Join Andrew Mertha (associate professor of Government at Cornell) as he discusses his new book, Brothers in Arms:  Chinese Aid to the Khmer Rouge 1975-79.    When the Khmer Rouge came to power in Cambodia in 1975, they inherited a war-ravaged and internationally isolated country. Pol Pot's government espoused of self-reliance, but Democratic Kampuchea depended on Chinese foreign aid and technical assistance.

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    National Committee President Stephen Orlins discusses public service at an event of the China Entrepreneurs Forum before an audience of 1,200 at Harvard University, April 18, 2014. Stephen Orlins bio: http://www.ncuscr.org/stephen-orlins-president

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    A year has passed since China installed a new president, Xi Jinping; he has moved forcefully in several areas but many challenges remain. How will the country move forward as its double-digit rate of economic growth slows? How does it plan to deal with international calls for political reform and cope with an aging and increasingly polarized population? How do China's leaders see the nation's future, including its strategic role in the region and beyond?

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    Join National Committee President Stephen Orlins as he interviews David M. Lampton, George and Sadie Hyman Professor and Director of China Studies at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies, as they discuss Lampton’s new book, Following the Leader:  Ruling China, from Deng Xiaoping to Xi Jinping.  Dr. Lampton shares his insights on the Chinese leadership, the influence of Chinese leaders after their retirements, political reform in China, and other topics.  

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    Professor He Weifang, preeminent legal scholar on the rule of law and judicial independence at Beijing University, discusses the status of the rule of law in China and provides his insights into the challenging path of legal reform over the last three decades.  He points out the existing problems with the current Chinese legal system and recommends constructive measures to reform the system by loosening the Party’s control of the judiciary.  Despite the many obstacles he outlines, he remains

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    Economist Stephen Roach discusses his new book “Unbalanced” and U.S.-China economic codependency with President of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations Stephen Orlins on February 13, 2014 in New York.  Dr. Roach highlights the conflicts at the center of current economic tensions and the potential for greater cooperation.  Dr.

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    Former World Bank Chief Economist and Senior Vice President Justin Yifu Lin, Professor and Honorary Dean of the National School of Development, Peking University, discusses China’s economic structure and growth and outlines the expected dramatic reforms following the Third Plenum. Recorded January 6, 2014.

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    Join National Committee President Stephen Orlins as he interviews Dr. Stephen Roach on his new book, Unbalanced: The Codependency of America and China.  They discuss tensions in the bilateral economic relationship and the potential for greater cooperation.  Dr. Roach is a senior fellow at Yale University’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs and School of Management. He was formerly chairman of Morgan Stanley Asia.  

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    Since the end of the Cold War, China and Japan have faced each other as powers of relatively equal strength for the first time in their long history. As the two great powers of East Asia, the way they both compete and cooperate with each other, and the way they conduct their relations in the new era, will play a big part in the evolution of the region as a whole.

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    On the third and last stop of her U.S. visit, Chinese Vice Premier Liu Yandong was honored at a cultural symposium and luncheon at Carnegie Hall on November 22, co-hosted by the National Committee and the Chinese Consulate General in New York.

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