Monthly Archives: December 2019

Congressional Research Service Reports on China and US – China Relations

Many Congressional Research Service reports are archived on the website of the Federation of American Scientists as well as on some other websites. For the latest, check the FAS website at the URL above. For example,  here are reports … Continue reading

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Some Thoughts on Law in China

 Law and administrative systems are fascinating as a reflection of culture, tradition and popular expectations of justice. These expectations exert pressure on a state that naturally wants to be seem as legitimate.  My reflections are those of a retired U.S. … Continue reading

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Opening Up and Supporting USG Open Source Translations on China Etc.

Among the recommendations of the 2019 Annual Report to Congress of the U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION is a call for the US government to devote more resources to translation and analysis of Chinese-language open source materials. The CIA’s … Continue reading

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