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 https://fas.org/sgp/crs/index.html 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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