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    In 1971, when a junior U.S. diplomat decided to take temporary leave from her diplomatic post in Hong Kong, it barely dawned on her that a year would turn into a lifetime. Forty-eight years later, Jan Berris, vice president of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, reminisces about a career that has provided her a front-row seat to chapters of history filled with drama and tumult.

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    At the 2019 Aspen Security Forum, NCUSCR President Stephen Orlins and Director Anja Manuel join a panel discussion focused on the future of American business in China amid ongoing trade tensions. Recorded 7/18/19.

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    At the 2019 Aspen Security Forum, National Committee President Stephen Orlins and Member Joseph Nye discuss China’s long-term plans and implications for U.S. economic and national security at the Aspen Security Forum. Recorded 7/19/19.

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    Speaking with Bloomberg on the sidelines of our U.S.-China Track II Economic Dialogue in Beijing, Ambassador Carla A. Hills, chair of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations and former U.S. Trade Representative under President George H. W. Bush, reflects on past experiences negotiating with the Chinese and offers her perspective on the ongoing trade dispute. Recorded 7/11/19.

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    On Bloomberg Markets, Stephen Orlins, president of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, weighs in on the Open Letter to President Trump and Congress on our country's China policy: "There are those who fundamentally believe we’re wrong – that we should have this policy of treating China as a potential enemy. The good part about this is that we’re having a debate. It's important that the American people debate what this policy should be." Recorded 7/11/19.

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    More than 200 members of the scholarly, foreign policy, military, and business communities have signed an Open Letter to President Trump and members of Congress on U.S. policy toward China. In the letter, published by The Washington Post on July 3, 2019, the authors write:

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    The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations is pleased to announce the election of Benjamin Harburg to its Board of Directors on May 21, 2019. We are honored to welcome Mr. Harburg, who, along with his fellow board members, will help guide the National Committee at this critical period in the relationship.

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    In an interview on CNN's Quest Means Business, Stephen Orlins, president of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, says he's "puzzled" why President Trump is making his negotiations with China public. "China 101 teaches you that if you want to make a deal, you make your representations privately. When you put their backs to the wall, it decreases the odds of a deal." Mr. Orlins also cites brand new data published that day from NCUSCR and Rhodium Group's U.S.-China Investment Project: "Chinese investment has fallen off a cliff—it contracted last year, which I think is bad for the United States—and we've got a broadening definition of national security, which is basically making it more difficult for Chinese investors to create jobs in the United States." Recorded 5/8/19.

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    NEW YORK CITY, March 14, 2019 – The National Committee on United States-China Relations is pleased to announce the sixth round of fellows in its Public Intellectuals Program (PIP), generously funded by Carnegie Corporation of New York.

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    In an interview on CNN's Quest Means Business, Stephen Orlins, president of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations, reflects on whether trade talks between the two countries could be extended and explains why tensions with Huawei embody a "downward spiral." Recorded 2/19/19.

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    The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations is pleased to announce the appointment of three new members to its Board of Directors on December 18, 2018. We are honored to welcome Directors Jonathan Auerbach, Anja Manuel, and Susan A. Thornton, who will help guide the National Committee at this critical period in the relationship.

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    The Council on Foreign Relations' inaugural C.V. Starr & Co. Annual Lecture on China featured NCUSCR President Stephen Orlins and Director Elizabeth Economy, as well as Ely Ratner and Nicholas Kristof for a panel discussion on the future of U.S.-China relations amidst ongoing trade frictions, tensions in the South China Sea, and political, demographic, and economic developments within China itself.

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    The National Committee on U.S.-China Relations is pleased to announce the election of four new members to its Board of Directors on May 22, 2018. We are honored to welcome Directors Robert Daly, Elizabeth Economy, Paul Haenle, and Katherine Kaup, who will help guide the National Committee’s mission to promote understanding and cooperation between the United States and Greater China at this critical period in the relationship.

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    We are delighted that Ms. Undrakh Chunchuluun, fall 2016 Professional Fellows Program alumna from Mongolia, was selected by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) as an Alumni Impact Award (AIA) winner for her work with young men and boys on intimate partner violence prevention. The AIA “recognizes exceptional contributions made by Professional Fellows Program alumni to their communities.”

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    Since its founding, the National Committee has been at the forefront in the promotion of mutual understanding between citizens of the United States and China. As we face the global challenges of the twenty-first century, we are pleased to welcome the support of Perfect World Investment & Holding Group, a leader in bringing people together around the world through exciting new technologies.

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