• Supporting Material / Event Video / Blaming China

    Benjamin Shobert explores how American attitudes toward China have changed in recent years. Recorded 11/1/18.

  • Public Event

    Barbara Finamore, expert in environmental law and Chinese energy policy, explains the significance of China’s new leadership role in international efforts to combat climate change.

  • Podcast / Events

    Since the gruesome terrorist attack in the Kunming train station in 2014 carried out by members of a Xinjiang separatist group, and a spate of attacks in Xinjiang since the Urumqi clashes in 2009, the Chinese authorities have grown increasingly concerned about domestic and international Islamist terrorism.

  • Supporting Material / Event Video / China, Xinjiang and the Terrorism Question

    Andrew Small analyzes reports on the mass detention of ethnic Uyghurs in Xinjiang in the context of international terrorism. Recorded 10/25/18.

  • Program Iteration / U.S.-China Track II Dialogue on Healthcare

    The third healthcare dialogue was held at Airlie, a conference center in Warrenton, Virginia, outside Washington, D.C. The dialogue brought together eight American participants and eight Chinese participants, consisting of experts in the field and representatives of major healthcare companies, as well as three observers from both countries. Past dialogues have developed a common understanding and foundation for addressing key shared challenges between both countries.

  • Podcast / Interviews

    In this conversation, Professors Benjamin Liebman and Rory Truex, both fellows in the National Committee's Public Intellectuals Program, discuss the findings of Truex's recent study, co-authored with Professor Sheena Greitens, on American China scholars' repressive experiences in China. 

  • Podcast / Events

    In a recent Washington Post editorial, western China scholars were taken to task for engaging in self-censorship: When it comes to China, Americans are victims of an insidious kind of censorship that stunts the debate they hear and read about in nearly invisible ways…  The upshot [of fear of visa denials, concern that university administrators will be upset, and worry that Chinese colleagues will be harmed] is that America’s… leading experts on China often remain silent as its regim

  • Supporting Material / Event Video / Repression in the China Field

    Professors Truex and Liebman discuss challenges faced by American China scholars amid allegations of censorship and self-censorship. Recorded 10/22/18.

  • Supporting Material / Event Video / Economic Policy Making in China

    Pieter Bottelier analyzes the evolution of economic policy in China since the establishment of the People’s Republic. Recorded 10/18/18.

  • Basic page

    The National Committee is looking for stellar candidates for our Government Affairs Internship. To fill this part-time, remote position, we are looking for a graduate student or recent master’s program graduate interested in political science, government affairs, and media. The internship is unpaid, but commuting costs are reimbursed. Depending on the candidate, this position could be filled remotely.

  • Podcast / Interviews

    In this interview, Pieter Bottelier discusses his new book Economic Policy Making in China (1949-2016): The Role of Economists with National Committee President Steve Orlins. Bottelier talks about the history behind China's current economic policy and where he thinks it's headed. 

  • Podcast / Events

    With a GDP now rivaling that of the United States, a thriving middle class, and a large global economic network fueled by policies like the Belt and Road Initiative, it is difficult to overstate the extent to which the Chinese economy has changed since the founding of the People’s Republic of China in 1949. Since 1978, ideological shifts have allowed for the expansive economic reforms and liberalization that propelled the Chinese economy to the superpower status it enjoys today.

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  • Supporting Material / Event Video / AI Superpowers

    Dr. Kai-Fu Lee explores the intricacies of artificial intelligence in both China and the United States, and the impact that advances will have on both AI superpowers. Recorded 10/2/18.

  • Podcast / Events

    In the 1990s, as the dotcom era began to unfold, artificial intelligence (AI) expert and developer Kai-Fu Lee was busy at Apple streamlining many of the company’s early R&D projects. Those initial days, or the era of development, as Dr. Lee has since come describe it, were dominated by American technological innovation. Corporations like Apple and Microsoft paved the way for Silicon Valley companies to become global leaders. However, as Dr.

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