In the opening months of 1949, President Harry S. Truman found himself faced with a looming diplomatic catastrophe—“perhaps the greatest that this country has ever suffered,” as the journalist Walter Lippmann put it. Throughout the spring and summer, Mao Zedong’s
YCW's New York was launched in 2014 and its inaugural speaker was Stephanie Kleine-Ahlbrandt, the former Director of Asia-Pacific Programs at the United States Institute for Peace (USIP).
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Join the National Committee’s Young China Professionals and Young China Watchers NY for the screening of MAINELAND, a multi-layered coming-of-age tale that follows two affluent and cosmopolitan Chinese teenagers as they settle into a boarding school in blue-collar rural Maine.
Over the past year, the Chinese government has significantly broadened its control of the internet. Under President Xi Jinping, China passed a law granting it unprecedented powers to survey its own populace, disrupted the popular messaging service WhatsApp, rolled out
There are now roughly 330,000 Chinese students studying at American universities — a more than five-fold increase in just 10 years. The sheer size and rapid growth of this cohort are having seismic effects on American campuses, as well as
On November 8, just weeks after Chinese Communist Party Secretary Xi Jinping proclaimed he was shepherding China into a “new era,” President Donald Trump will begin a three-day state visit to Beijing. His first trip to China since his inauguration,