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    For the third installment in our 50th anniversary series, China and the World, Anja Manuel discusses Sino-Indian relations, and their impact on the United States. 

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    Dr. Maria Repnikova discusses the Sino-Russian relationship and how the United States should approach it.

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    Every morning, the national security advisor briefs the president of the United States on the world’s most pressing security threats, from ISIS to the Zika virus. Our collective security is increasingly reliant upon cooperation between the United States and China, whether it is minimizing the risk of conflict in the South China Sea, dealing with North Korea’s nuclear weapons program, or responding to climate change. We explore these issues and more in a program featuring former National Security Advisors Richard V. Allen, Stephen J. Hadley, and Robert McFarlane in conversation with National Committee President Stephen A. Orlins.

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    In an on-the-record teleconference moderated by NCUSCR President Stephen A. Orlins, the two discuss the outcome of the election, its significance for cross-Strait relations, and likely impact on U.S. relations with both Taiwan and the mainland. 

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    Defense Secretaries Harold Brown, William Cohen, Chuck Hagel, and  William J. Perry, in conversation with National Committee President Stephen A. Orlins, reflect on their experiences at DoD and the future of the U.S.-China security relationship.

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    A discussion on the current status of Hong Kong-Mainland relations, as well as the overall implementation of the 'One Country, Two Systems' policy with Hong Kong Secretary of Justice Rimsky Yuen Kwok-keung. 

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    Thomas Christensen offers his assesment on the U.S.-China relationship, and how internal Chinese politics will continue to shape Chinese foreign policy objectives.

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    Lyle Goldstein focuses on American and Chinese perceptions of where their interests clash and proposes ways to ease bilateral tensions through compromise.

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    Jerome Cohen and Ezra Vogel reflect on normalization and how academic study of China has changed over the course of their careers.

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    Prizewinning foreign correspondent and former New York Times bureau chief in Shanghai and in West and Central Africa Howard French discusses his latest book, an accounting of China in Africa.

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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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    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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    The National Committee welcomed Ambassador Jin Yongjian, head of the China Society for People’s Friendship Studies, for a roundtable discussion on topics ranging from educational exchanges to the upcoming midterm elections in the United States.

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    In The China Fallacy: How the U.S. Can Benefit from China’s Rise and Avoid Another Cold War, Donald Gross challenges attempts to contain China and warns against protectionism. Instead, he calls for achieving a stable peace with China and negotiating free trade agreements that will bring greater American prosperity consistent with principles for good Sino-American relations advanced by presidents from Nixon onward. Mr.

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    The trial of Bo Xilai, former Party Secretary of Chongqing, has been called the most important political trial in China in decades. On Wednesday, August 28 the National Committee convened a discussion with two American experts on Chinese legal development and politics, Ira Belkin and Cheng Li, respectively.

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