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East & Southeast Asia: An Annotated Directory of Internet Resources
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Sino-American Relations
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Current Relations (General) Trade Relations History
State Visits U.S. Spy Plane's Collision With Chinese Fighter Chinese Espionage Allegations
  Bombing of the Chinese Embassy in Belgrade  
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Current Relations (General)
New2004/2005 National Survey Report: U.S. Attitudes Toward Greater China Survey sponsored by Committee of 100 & conducted by Zogby International: executive summary; press release; full report; summary of data & report for 1994 Wirthlin Survey "A National Study of Attitudes Toward the People's Republic of China"
NewAmericans & the World: US Relations with China From the Program on International Policy Attitudes (PIPA) , survey of U.S. public opinion on China & various China-related issues, continually updated (Last revised: Feb. 15, 2002)
Asia Society: 1998 Sino-American Summit Essay by Robert S. Ross, with appendix of specialists on U.S.-China relations
Asia Society Special Report: US-China Relations Compilation of press articles & background material on the occasion of Premier Zhu Rongji's visit to the U.S. in 1999
China & the United States: Conversation with Susan Shirk Interview with the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for China during the Clinton Administration (Institute of International Studies, UC Berkeley, Conversations with History series, 2001)
China, the United States, & World Order: Conversation with Ruan Zongze Interview with the Vice President of the China Institute of International Studies in Beijing (Institute of International Studies, UC Berkeley, Conversations with History series, 2003)
China in American Eyes News & documents provided by the Chinese embassy in Washington, D.C.
China IPR Issues U.S. Department of State's compilation of official U.S. statements & key documents, with links, online readings, & glossary
China-U.S. Relations Abstract & full text of a Congressional Research Service Report by Kerry Dumbaugh (Jan. 2001)
China-U.S. Relations at a Crossroads Wang Jisi's paper for the Asia Foundation's Task Force on America's Role in Asia (2001; PDF format)
The Chinese Military and Post 9/11 Sino-US Relations Harvard Asia Quarterly 's interview with Thomas Christensen (Autumn 2002)
NewClash of the Titans Zbigniew Brzezinski & John J. Mearsheimer debating on whether the United States & China "are destined to fight it out" (Foreign Policy, Jan./Feb. 2005)
Debate Rages over How to Respond to China's Economic Challenge Commentary on the debate on U.S. economic policy towards China by William R. Hawkins (China Brief, Jan. 6, 2004)
The End of the Sino-American Honeymoon? Willy Lam on the possible rupturing of "post-September 11 Sino-American rapprochement, based on the two countries' "partnership" in fighting global terrorism" (China Brief, June 24, 2004)
Focus on China One of the Asian Perspectives Seminar Series, addressing "a broad range of issues in U.S.-China relations, including domestic challenges facing China today" (1997 PDF format)
The Henry L. Stimson Center: China Program Publications Various occasional papers & reports on China's relations with the U.S. & with Taiwan, including the issue of National Missile Defense (NMD) (downloadable in PDF format)
Human Rights Record of the US in 2003 Issued the Information Office of the State Council of China "in response to the Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2003 issued by the US"
The Lingering Legacy of Tiananmen Robert M. Hathaway's review of Robert L. Suettinger's Beyond Tiananmen: The Politics of U.S.-China Relations, 1989-2000 (Foreign Affairs, Sept./Oct. 2003)
Most-Favored-Nation Status of the People's Republic of China A Congressional Research Service Report by Vladimir Pregelj, with abstract, list of legislation, chronology, bibliography of congressional hearings, reports, documents, & other readings (Oct. 2000)
National Committee on United States-China Relations "a nonprofit educational organization that encourages understanding of China & the United States between citizens of both countries": programs; speeches; publications; resources; events
Online NewsHour: Zhu Rongji Interview Jim Lehrer's Newsmaker interview of Premier Zhu Rongji (April 9, 1999), discussing "NATO action in Kosovo, charges of nuclear espionage, anti-China sentiments in the U.S. & human rights issues"
The PLA's Leap into the 21st Century: Implications for the US Analysis by Paul H.b. Godwin (China Brief, Apr 29, 2004)
Qualified Engagement: U.S. China Policy and Security Concerns A. James Gregor's analysis in The Naval War College Review (Spring 1999)
Reverse Course? The Fragile Turnaround in U.S.-China Relations Carnegie Endowment Policy Brief by Michael Swaine (Feb. 2003)
NewRiding the Dragon, Soaring on Eagles Daniel Smith on the United States & China in the context of international relations & regional issues (Foreign Policy In Focus Policy Report, Apr. 2005)
NewRising Dragon and the American Eagle YaleGlobal series on the effects of China's growing power & influence on U.S. dominance in Asia
Part 1 by David Shambaugh (Apr. 20, 2005)
Part 2 by Robert Sutter (Apr. 22, 2005)
The Sino-American Security Dialogue "An institutionalized forum for informal & sustained interaction among the new generation of young Chinese & American security experts"
The Taiwan Issue in the Context of New Sino-U.S. Strategic Cooperation Yuan Peng's working paper for Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies, Brookings Institution (Nov. 2004; PDF format)
NewU.S.-China: The Quest for Peace Henry C K Liu's 10-part commentary (Asia Times, Dec. 2003-Feb. 2004)
U.S. Department of State: Archives of US-CHINA@LISTS.STATE.GOV Archive of mailing list for "U.S. Official Policy Materials on US-China Relations"
The US Government & Tibet John Kenneth Knaus' essay in Harvard Asia Quarterly (Summer 2000)
The United States - China - ASEAN: Potential Triggers of Conflict in the South China Sea & a Prototype of American Diplomacy Special report published by the Woodrow Wilson Center's Asia Program (Apr. 1998)
Content-Rich The United States and China From U.S. Department of State's Bureau of International Information Programs: news; issue in depth; key documents; fact sheets; links
U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission Press releases; written testimony; hearing schedule & transcripts; annual reports to congress
United States-China Relations & Regional Security after September 11 A Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) Issues & Insight report by Yu Bin (April 2002)
U.S. Department of State China homepage Related documents & country information; archive of information released prior to January 20, 2001
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Trade Relations
See also the page on China's entry into the WTO.
2003 National Trade Estimate Report on Foreign Trade Barriers: People's Republic of China Section on China from the Report by the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative: "inventory of the most important foreign barriers affecting U.S. exports of goods & services, foreign direct investment of U.S. persons, & protection of intellectual property rights"
China-U.S. Trade Agreements: Compliance Issues Abstract & full text of a Congressional Research Service Report by Wayne M. Morrison (Dec. 2000)
China-U.S. Trade Issues Abstract & full text of a Congressional Research Service Report by Wayne Morrison (updated Apr. 2003)
Politics of Yuan: Debate Over China's Foreign Exchange Rate An AsiaToday Special Report (Aug. 18, 2003): analysis & commentary; news; background on China's monetary policy; other resources
Trade Remedies and The U.S.-China Bilateral WTO Accession Agreement A Congressional Research Service Report by William H. Cooper (July 2000)
NewU.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission Annual Reports to Congress "Commission’s analysis of the U.S.-China relationship in the designated areas of investigation in our Congressional mandate: China’s proliferation practices, China’s economic reforms and U.S. economic transfers to China, China’s energy needs, Chinese firms’ access to the U.S. capital markets, U.S. investments into China, China’s economic and security impacts in Asia, U.S.-China bilateral programs and agreements, China’s record of compliance with its World Trade Organization (WTO) commitments, and the Chinese government’s media control efforts"
NewU.S.-China Trade and Economic Ties Documents provided by the International Information Programs, US Department of States
NewU.S.-China Trade, 1989-2003: Impact on Jobs and Industries, Nationally and State-by-State Study repared for the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission by Robert Scott of the Economic Policy Institute (Jan. 11; PDF format)
U.S. Trade with China - Expectations vs. Reality Ned Barker on the debate over U.S. trade with China: "result of permanent trade relations and China's entry into the World Trade Organization," & whether "the Chinese have unfair [trade] advantages" (Frontline, Nov. 2004)
USTR - China Affairs Documents & fact sheets on U.S.-China trade
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The American Experience: Nixon's China Game Companion site to the PBS documentary: enhanced transcript; bibliography; Kissinger interview in video, audio only, & text; timeline; maps of the Nixons' tour; people & events; teacher's guide
China: 1949-1972 Episode 15 of CNN series on the Cold War: multimedia recap; episode script; interactive map; interviews; historical documents; knowledge bank; message boards
China & the United States: From Hostility to Engagement, 1960-1998 National Security Archive Electronic Briefing Book No. 18: 15 documents including "policy & research studies, intelligence estimates, diplomatic cables, & briefing materials"
China/US: 30th Anniversary of the Shanghai Communique 1972-2002 From China Internet Information Center: update; review; chronology; documents; photos
The Eagle & the Dragon: U.S. Relations with China Exhibition at Hoover Library
Foreign relations of the United States, 1964-1968, Vol XXX, China Declassified materials from the Department of State, Department of Defense, & the Central Intelligence Agency
New Evidence on Sino-American Relations Index to two articles on Sino-American relations in the 1950s with documents & commentary published in Cold War International History Project Bulletin 6-7, "Cold War in Asia"
New Evidence on Sino-American Relations 2 articles from Cold War International History Project Bulletin 11, "Cold War Flashpoints"
Nixon-Zhou Enlai Talks, Feb. 1972 Memoranda of once highly classified Nixon-Zhou conversations
U.S., Tibet & China 1964-1968 Declassified documents about US operations in 1964-1968 supporting & training Tibetans
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State Visits
Chinese Vice President Hu's Visit to U.S. (2002-04-27--05-03) News & documents provided by the Chinese embassy in Washington, D.C.
CNN - Beyond Tiananmen: Clinton in China News; background; viewpoint; video; interactive map & timeline; who's who
Jiang Zemin Visit, 1997 Articles & features on Jiang's 1997 visit to the U.S. in The New York Times
New York Times: U.S.-China Summit 1998 News reports; itinerary map; background articles on the Cold War, Tiananmen Square, human rights, 1997 summit; related Web specials; forum; links
Two Days Of Bush's Beijing Visit Photo album of Bush's visit (Feb. 21-22, 2002)
US President Bush's Visit to China News & documents provided by the Chinese embassy in Washington, D.C.
The U.S. - China Summit 1997 CNN correspondents' reports on the 1997 summit meeting between Jiang Zemin & Bill Clinton China Special Report Stories, photo gallery, overview, discussion forum, quiz
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U.S. Spy Plane's Collision With Chinese Fighter
Air Collision News & documents provided by the Chinese embassy in Washington, D.C.
Guardian Unlimited Interactive Guide -- Spy Plane Collision: How It Happened A multimedia coverage
U.S. Spy Plane in China A Washington Post Online special report (registration required)
U.S.-China Collision: A diplomatic solution A In-Depth Special
US Spy Plane Crashing Chinese Jet Official Chinese perspectives
U.S.-China Relations An ASIAToday special report (April 09, 2001) in wake of U.S. spyplane incident on April 1, 2001: articles & commentary; information on related issues; general resources; related speeches from the Asia Society
U.S.-China Tension BBC In-depth coverage of spy plane row
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Chinese Espionage Allegations
A Breach of Security? Online NewsHour Coverage of the Cox Report
The Cox Committee Report: An Assessment Assessment by Alastair Iain Johnston et al. (Stanford University's Center for Int'l Security & Cooperation, Dec. 1999)
Cox Report on US Security Concerns With China (1999) Report of the Select Committee on U.S. National Security & Military/Commercial Concerns with the People's Republic of China; PDF version available here or here
DIA 1984 Defense Estimate Brief: Nuclear Weapons Systems in China Allegations of Chinese nuclear espionage predating the Cox Report
Facts Speak Louder Than Words & Lies Will Collapse by Themselves: Further Refutation of the Cox Report Statement by the government of the People's Republic of China (July 15, 1999)
New York Times: White House Fund-Raising Enquires Coverage of allegations of Chinese donations to the Clinton campaign & theft of military technology
Washington: The Yellow Peril A review of the Cox Report & Year of the Rat by Lars-Erik Nelson for the New York Review of Books (July 15, 1999)
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Bombing of the Chinese Embassy, Belgrade
Accidental Bombing of China's Embassy in Belgrade State Department report & official U.S. statements
Chinese Embassy Bombing A Washington Post Online special report
Nato Bombed Chinese Deliberately An Oct. 17, 1999 story in The Observer (London) alleging that NATO bombed the Chinese embassy in Belgrade on purpose
No Concessions to China After the Mistaken Embassy Bombing A Heritage Foundation executive memorandum by Stephen J. Yates (5/1999)
The Online NewsHour: Chinese Embassy Bombings A collection of NewsHour reports & links on the embassy bombing
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