RSS AMS Podcasts

  • Legal Discussion of China’s SCS Land Reclamation March 12, 2017
    In this episode, we bring you a recording of our recent event with Chia-Huan Chang, a visiting fellow of the Freeman Chair in China Studies at CSIS and a former instructor at Taiwan's National Defense University. Chia-Huan Chang's research interests include the issues related to the international law of the sea, maritime policies, and the South […]
  • Analyzing China Under Xi Jinping September 21, 2016
    In this episode, we bring you a recording of our recent event with Dr. Arthur Ding, one of Taiwan's leading experts on Chinese politics and foreign policy. Dr. Ding is the director and distinguished research fellow of the Institute of International Relations of National Zhengzhi University in Taipei.
  • Zhang Zhexin on China’s Pursuit of a New Asia Pacific Security Architecture May 9, 2016
    In this episode, we bring you a recording of our recent event with Dr. Zhang Zhexin, research fellow at the Center for Asia Pacific Studies at the Shanghai Institutes for International Studies and visiting fellow at CSIS. The title of his talk is China’s Pursuit of a New Asia Pacific Security Architecture and Implications for […]

RSS This Week’s Suyu in Xi Jinping’s Speeches

  • 以身作则 | yǐ shēn zuò zé April 19, 2017
    On April 16, Xi Jinping encouraged the continuation of “两学一做 (Two Studies, One Action)”, a campaign to reinforce the Chinese Communist Party’s ideology among its own members. The campaign calls on Party members to 以身作则 — to become principled Party…
  • 求同存异 | qiú tóng cún yì April 13, 2017
    Xi Jinping spent last week abroad, crossing off several “firsts” since becoming head of state: his first state visit to Finland, his first in-person meeting with President Trump at Mar-a-Lago, and his first meeting with Alaska’s Gov. Bill Walker (though…
  • 乘风破浪 | chéng fēng pò làng April 5, 2017
    In anticipation of this week’s meeting between Xi Jinping and President Trump, we have brought back the above 成语 that Xi used during his September 2015 visit to the U.S. when explaining that U.S.-China relations have made historic progress despite…

RSS China Vitae

  • Wu Dawei April 22, 2017
    Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Affairs
  • Carrie Lam April 20, 2017
    Chief Executive of Hong Kong SAR
  • Yu Gesheng April 20, 2017
    Former Vice-Chairman of the National Council for Social Security Fund

RSS Council on Foreign Relations

  • The Potential for Progress at the US-China Meeting April 5, 2017
    The trajectory of the next four years will hinge on whether both sides can avoid a trade or any other kind of war, writes CFR President Richard N. Haass.
  • Putting Pressure on China Probably Won’t Help U.S. Workers. Here’s What Might. April 5, 2017
    The U.S.-China relationship is one issue on which President Trump’s instincts are at least partly right — for China, let’s be honest, does not always play fair in international economic relations. It has limited respect for intellectual property; it subsidizes strategic industries with bargain loans and export credits; it uses government power over procurement to […]
  • How Trump Can Get Xi to Yes on North Korea April 4, 2017
    President Trump should take into consideration China’s security interests in order to effectively persuade President Xi Jinping to use leverage on North Korea.