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    In this podcast interview, author Howard French discusses his new book, Everything Under the Heavens: How the Past Shapes China's Push for Global Power, with Senior Director for Education Programs Margot Landman.

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    In this podcast interview, Dr. Sheena Greitens joins National Committee President Stephen Orlins for a discussion on her current research, China’s domestic security budget, and its connection to developments in internal security under Xi Jinping.

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    As China has developed into an industrial powerhouse, so, too, has its philanthropic sector expanded. In 2016 the Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RFB) launched a fellowship program to honor the memory and interests of its former board chair, Dr. Richard Rockefeller, and to promote strategic philanthropy in China.

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    In this podcast interview, Dr. Michael Green joins National Committee President Stephen Orlins for a discussion on the history of American strategy in Asia, and the most pressing contemporary strategic challenges our country faces in the region.

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    American strategic engagement with the Asia Pacific has deep roots in American history, going back to the nation’s founding. Despite the difficulties of formulating and maintaining a coherent grand strategy amid democratic competition, the United States has, over more than 200 years, developed a distinctive approach to the region based on its interests and national identity.

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    The election of Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen in January 2016 brought renewed uncertainty to cross-Strait relations. Taiwan is more economically integrated with mainland China than ever before, yet the PRC continues to pose a threat to Taiwanese self-government, and has not renounced the use of force to achieve unification.

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    Before 1978, China was a poor country with a planned economy overseen by a Maoist bureaucracy. Today it has the world’s second largest economy, a robust and growing middle class, and is a key driver of global growth. What explains this rapid transformation?

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    Presidents Donald J. Trump and Xi Jinping met April 6-7, 2017 at President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate. As the two men met for the first time, much hinged on their discussions. Despite President Trump’s tough-on-China campaign rhetoric and provocative tweets since the election, he and his advisors have adopted a more conciliatory line since assuming office.

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    In this podcast interview, Dr. Brad Parks discusses the character and impact of Chinese development aid with National Committee Senior Director for Education Programs Margot Landman.

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    In this podcast interview, Aynne Kokas joins National Committee Senior Program Officer Sarah Jessup for a discussion of her new book Hollywood Made in China and the Chinese future of America’s “dream factory.”

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    China’s booming film market has become an essential consideration for the production of Hollywood movies and is expected to overtake the U.S. market by 2017. In an effort to take advantage of this growth, American entertainment conglomerates are increasingly partnering with Chinese studios, and producing products for the Chinese market. So far, they have been highly successful, with four of the ten all-time highest grossing films in China produced by U.S. studios.

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    Over the last decade, China has emerged as one of the largest suppliers of international development finance, with a large and growing overseas development budget. Yet China does not release detailed information about the “where, what, how, and to whom” of its development aid.

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    In this podcast interview, Brookings Institution scholar Cheng Li discusses Xi Jinping and party politics in contemporary China with NCUSCR President Stephen Orlins on January 25, 2017.

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    In this podcast interview, award-winning author John Pomfret discusses his newly published book, The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom, with National Committee President Stephen Orlins on January 23, 2017 in New York. Although the contemporary U.S.-China relationship has grown out of Nixon and Kissinger’s visits to China in the 1970s, the foundations of Sino-American exchange are hundreds of years old.

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    As the U.S.-China relationship continues to deepen in complexity, the two countries must manage strategic competition, negotiate trade and investment challenges, and cooperate on areas of mutual interest. We explored these issues, among others, in a program featuring former Secretaries of State Madeleine Albright and Henry Kissinger in conversation with National Committee President Stephen Orlins, on December 5, 2016 in New York City.  Dr.

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