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Jan 25, 2016 8:33pm EST
a fabulous evening. "the new yorker" on china looking beckett decades of reporting, it is a very special night and a convergence of anniversary celebrating its 90th to have access to china after the revolution with the five distinguished guest panelists tonight collectively over 100 years' observation and you'll find this very enlightening and entertaining. this includes our own the asia society and the founding director but i have learned recently the first contribution to "the new yorker" and there is five consecutive issues fully devoted to but i learned that he was so delighted. the u.n. to allot a tractor in california and then to head to the countryside. [laughter] for the asia society this six year anniversary with it john rockefeller the third. and i am team very serious about one question when did they get interested in asia and china? it's a playback to 1863 and 64 when the original rockefeller spent half of the salary of the store clerk and then went to help to know their children. from that the family's interest in and devotion to china including the founding of the m
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Jul 14, 2015 1:00am EDT
lively discussions this morning. back in february 2014, the china u.s. change institution and shanghai institute neuer international studies discussed a report on a new model for major power realizes. it stressed it needed to be more about avoiding conflict. they needed to look at forward-looking actions and cooperations to tackle joint problems like counterterrorism and climate change. at a private dinner following that launch of that report some months before i joined, i hear a lively discussion taking place in the middle east. from energy security to countering violent extremism. it seems clear there were common interest. it was not clear whether the two nations wanted to work together or could figure out a way to do so. the culmination of a year of research and exchanges between the two organizations. it started with that dinner and continued through a series of video conferences and high-level dialogue in beijing, china in march of this year. both sides viewed the regions as an incredible promise but marred by uncertainty political risks. they asked whether the u.s. and c
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May 13, 2015 1:00am EDT
renewing a nuclear power cooperation deal with china. the voice of america writes here that a new agreement would permit china the biggest nuclear power market in the world to buy more u.s. reactors and technology to reprocess plutonium from spent fuel. the current 30-year u.s./china deal expires at the end of this year. here's the senate foreign relations committee from today focusing on the commercial political and security implications of extending the new accord. >>> foreign relations committee will come to order. i know we have a vote at 2:45 so we'll try to get through opening comments and your comments and then maybe come back and begin the questioning. today we begin the exercise where statutory responsibility congress requested to review agreements between the united states and foreign relations to nuclear and civil programs. we must examine the political, economic and security aspects of this agreement weighing the risks and benefits. in doing so, we must big deneat the surface of the agreement to expose and thor rowly expose those issues that engage in such an agreement
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Nov 10, 2014 8:29pm EST
come back. >> president obama is in china for the asia-pacific economic summit before heading to the g20 summit in brisbane, australia. up next, discussion on u.s. relations with china and what we can expect from the summit. this is 40 minutes. >> with president obama attending the asia-pacific economic cooperation summit this week we're joined at our desk by bonnie glasser. remind us of the significance of he submit and what the president is trying to do. >> guest: president obama is attending the summit in beijing along with the leaders of 20 other economies, to talk about trade liberalization. this is an agenda of this organization that was created in 1989, to try and promote smoother investment and reduce tariffs on goods that are exchanged among all of these 21 economies. so, the president will attend this meeting, and then afterwards, he will have other meetings as well. he will talk to the heads of the other 11 nations that are negotiating the transpacific partner ship, new free trade agreement, very high quality. will have standards for environment and labor that this country
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Dec 12, 2014 4:00pm EST
quote , concerning flaws the standards may give us some sort of comparative advantage in spying on china, once they discover it they'll be able to use the same
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Mar 28, 2014 2:00pm EDT
anniversary of the u.s.-china diplomatic relationship. director of the china center here at brookings. i'm thrilled to see such a big crowd of people. i had no idea i was this popular. just as we finally saw a thaw in the temperature in washington this week, after a very long in u.s.-chinaaw relations more than three decades ago was almost equally as long awaited. the thaw began with ping-pong diplomacy during the presidency of richard nixon. the ice finally fully mended by andtime president carter the chinese leader agreed to the 1979 joint community on establishments of diplomatic relations. it seems quite fitting that we are holding this event during a week when we have seen pictures streaming back from china of first lady michelle obama playing ping-pong, learning tai chi. quite impressive, if you saw the picture. and appearing at schools to speak to the future generations of chinese leaders. that america proof continues to regard its relationship with china as one worth maintaining. it also speaks to how this relationship has developed over the past years. as anyone who has visited th
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Jan 26, 2016 12:00am EST
cover china. >> good evening. tonight is a sellout. it is great to have you here for a fabulous evening. this evening the new yorker on china, look back at four decades of reporting on china is a very special night and also a convergence of two anniversaries. the new yorker is celebrating his 90th. one of the 1st to have access to china after the revolution, and of our five distinguished guest panelists, one who is not a guest i will talk about in a moment, they have collectively over 100 years of observation in writing on china and i think you will find this very enlightening and no doubt entertaining. centering on us china relations, the director and founding director. hello. yes. and i have learned recently the 1st contribution was in the70s when the new yorker produced five consecutive issues on china. solely devoted, quite a thing the 70s. and i have also learned orval was so delighted with his 1st paycheck that he went and bought tractor for his ranch in california and says this is following directives to head to the countryside. very good. sixtieth anniversary since the founding
CSPAN
Mar 7, 2014 12:27am EST
quote happening and on the other side of the mountain, you have china taking out all of their minerals. this was reported the other day but i said it two years ago. by the way, i don't dislike china. businessweek did an article the chineseings most want, different elements. they had 10 of them. the top 10 things. friends respect me for it. they actually say, you are right. they live in china. gettingt believe we are away with it either. the thing they most want, anything trump. you believe it? my apartments, my ties. they love me. i have the largest bank in the
CSPAN
Jun 3, 2014 10:00pm EDT
in china. there has been widespread and continuing violence, many casualties and many deaths. we deplore the decision to use force and i now call in the chinese leadership publicly as i have in public channels to avoid violence and to return to their previous policy of restraint. the demonstrators in tiananmen square were advocating basic human rights, including the freeze -- freedom of expression, freedom of the press, freedom of association. these are goals we support around the world. that are freedoms enshrined in both the u.s. constitution and the chinese constitution. throughout the world, we stand with those who seek greater freedom and democracy. this is a strongly felt review of my administration, of our congress, and the most important the american people. mutualnt weeks, we urged restraint, nonviolence, and dialogue. instead, there has been a violent and bloody attack on the demonstrators. the united states cannot condone the violent attacks and cannot ignore the consequences for our relationship with china which has been built on a foundation of broad support by the a
CSPAN
May 13, 2015 11:00pm EDT
lawmakers held a meeting to assess potential risks and rewards of renewing a cooperation deal with china. the agreement would permit china to buy more u.s. designed nuclear we actors and other technology to reprocess plutonium from spent fuel. the current 30-year china deal expires at the end of this yearmentyear ment ment . here's the senate foreign relations committee. it's an hour and 40 minutes. >> we'll come to order. we have a vote at 2:45. we'll try to get through opening comments, your comments, and then come back and begin the questioning. today, we began the exercise of statutory responsibility responsibility congress requested to review agreements between the united states and foreign nations related to cooperation on civil, nuclear programs. we must examine the political economic and security aspects of this agreement weighing the risk and benefits, and in doing so we have to dig beneath the surface of the agreement to expose and thoroughly examine issues that cause concern and engaging such an agreement. we also should consider how this agreement could potentially impact u.s
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Aug 31, 2016 10:03am EDT
-- the china ruling by tribunal. i think this kind of a relationship which is -- currently viewed as a peer rating shall not recoil an immediate aid or harsher approach to china or mistake of many. despite remain u.s. scholar or experts to that policy is required in order to respond china more and more of certain behaviors or actions. instead that policy of self-restraint or no action in the short-term. so in the following probably 20 minute or less -- 20 minutes i will go through the following four sections as you can see from this screen. the first is why the view of relation, the term i will explain later between american and china. the second i will go through is fulfill role in trust in the ability to cause harm in the third part, i will discuss whether a procedure and relationship can or cannot encourage a policy. finally, taiwan has important example of a state that is very much concern about u.s. relationship. so the question about whether taiwan can can benefit from a deteriorating u.s. relationship would be enter. regarding the relationship between china and united states, i
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Jul 2, 2014 5:30am EDT
secretary meeting between the u.s. and china. this 45 minute event is hosted by the u.s. chamber of commerce in the u.s. china business camp -- u.s.-china business council. >> good morning. i am vice president of the u.s. china business council. on behalf of the council's president and our over 200 15 member companies, i am pleased to welcome you to this morning's program with secretary treasury jack lew. the u.s. china business council has been representing american companies doing business with china for over 40 years. during that time the economic ties between our two nations has become stronger and are now at the center of the most important bilateral relationships united states will have the century. despite these ties, american companies doing business in china face. a challenges there. at the top of the list of the issues that are important to american companies, better market access to reach more of china's expanding economy and a level playing field with chinese companies. government to government dialogue is a critical component to addressing those issues. andu.s. china st
CSPAN
Jun 4, 2014 8:00pm EDT
bless our unbreakable alliance. you very much. >> tonight on c-span, a discussion about china's prodem acy poe testers in tiananmen square to years ago today and then a look the obama administration deal with the taliban to secure the army sergeant bowe bergdahl.llion of the anniversary tiananmen crackdown, tens of thousands have gathered in hong candlelight vigil at the guardian newspaper reports presence haspolice prevented similar gatherings in mainland china where state censureship prohibits any the 198 protests. on monday, the council on hosted twoations discussions about the event at tiananmen square. includes theel national security advisor at the times"d "new york nicolas kristoff. h two hours and 15 minutes. >> good morning. and welcome to the council on symposium onions the 25th anniversary of tiananmen square. i'm richard haas, president of the council on foreign relations of i would like to thank all you for joining us on this glorious monday morning here in new york. we have two sessions from theperspectives u.s. and china on the events in 198.nmen square in june of first,
CSPAN
Dec 17, 2014 8:30am EST
major powers clearly its relationship with china is the most important. china is the main supplier of food and fuel to north korea. it is its biggest trading partner and china has made a conscientious and persistent efforts to get north korea back on the path of denuclearization but china has been terribly frustrated in its dealings with north korea over recent years. it has been frustrated by, more than frustrated by the provocation, the deadly provocations by north korea against the rok. by north korea's continued nuclear and missile programs, and by its renunciation of its commitment to denuclearization in the september 2005, six-party joint statement. clearly there has been a cooling of relations between china and the dprk and i understand in our chinese colleagues can elaborate, that there's a fairly lively internal debate within china about whether the, whether the dprk is more of a strategic asset or more of a strategic liability to china. china has been prepared from time to time to apply pressure against north korea but it's been reluctant, reluctant to use all the leverage a
CSPAN
Apr 15, 2014 10:30am EDT
been trying to do this, and what's frustrating, too, is that yet and still the polity in china hasn't reached a stage where -- and you know this from your time in china been where those officials and retired officials even felt the confidence of being able to do the kind of irresponsible thing we're doing right now. [laughter] by sharing, sharing our personal views without any baggage. so we're, but i think that's@+2z devoutly to be looked for in a second edition can. >> yep. >> we have time, i think, for a couple more. yeah. >> thank you, i'm from georgetown, university. one of the interesting things brought up in the panel discussion is the disconnect or the lack of harmony, if you will, between the central government and the local government administrations. and it's fairly well known at7g point that there are a range of issues that the central and local governments, especially local governments of the more devout areas in china, places like shanghai, places like beijing, there's a range of officials that these government officials disagree on. can you maybe possibly just el
CSPAN
Sep 30, 2016 4:00am EDT
republic of china's record with council resolutions regarding north korea whether beijing has utilitized any loopholes and what the united states has done. ash carter stated on september 19, 2016 the department of defense are standing 24-7 to defend against the threat with all aspects of extended deter rent capabilities. we must repeat these often to our allies and back them up with actions. we must continue to show demonstrate it will bear a heavy price for any aggression. we must expedite the placement or thadd and the republic of korea and i want to thank our partners and soul and commitment to this capability enlight of the pressure from beijing in moscow. we must build unilateral. including closer high level and joint missile defense exercises. we must explore possibilities to put additional as state sponsored terror, stripping of the united nations seat or global trade embargo. both to guide the actions of this administration as well as set parameters, with that i yield to my good friend and colleague. thank you for calling this hearing. it's been a pleasure to work with
CSPAN
Jun 4, 2014 4:00am EDT
china. i've been reading the intelligence reports. it is my responsibility. that situation there remains a very, very uncertain. there is a clear division of opinion among the top military leadership going all the way down to the unit level. no one knows how that will sort itself out. there are strong differences of opinion among the top leadership of the country even into the bureau itself. which faction will ultimately triumph at this moment is unknown. therefore, we must act in a very careful and measured way. it is my view that a moment like this the person who should speak for the united states of america to assure that we do speak clearly, to assure that what ever we say as a nation is based upon the best information that we can possibly get is the president of the united states, our commander-in-chief. i am very pleased at the leadership that has been given to the senate this morning by senator mitchell and senator dole who are working together to come forward with a consensus resolution. working with the white house and the president and the preparation of this particular
CSPAN
Apr 19, 2014 2:30am EDT
.-china relations in the 21st century. i'd heartily recommend it to you. you could wait for the movie but i think you probably shouldn't. [laughter] on my other side is ken lieberthal who's a senior fellow in foreign policy and global economy and development at brookings. he was previously the director of our thornton china center and a professor at the university of michigan. and he's also during the clinton administration was the senior director for asia in the white house. and on my far left is jonathan pollock, who is a senior fellow in the thornton center and in the center for east asia policy studies and previously a professor at the u.s. naval war college and an expert responsible chinese national security strategy and u.s.-china relations. so to start off i'm just going to ask the panel a few questions and see whether we can find out whether there's any connection between these issues and then we'll go to the audience. so steve, i'd like to start with you if you don't mind. the crisis in crimea and ukraine is obviously occupying a lot of the time and attention of u.s. officials. a
CSPAN
Apr 15, 2014 8:30am EDT
powers. you know, china, india, mexico, korea, brazil. many other people who are players. 11 of the 15 people who used to receive aid from imf are now doing their countries. we are living in a changed world, and governance is not doing very well in many places. might i add also here, regrettably, so we need to do, all of us, a job of looking into the future and try to figure out how we're going to stand up for america's interests and promotes a more effectively. and that includes in the budget, for foreign policy and any options that we can put on the table. now, one final word, if you will permit me. on syria where we hear this notion that somehow there was a redline and then it wasn't enforced, and somehow, you know, it's a sign of weakness. i beg to differ. you know, facts are stubborn things. the president of the united states made his decision. he said i am going to use military force, but he listened to people on the hill who said, if you're going to do that you ought to come to congress. maybe some of them were, you know, there were some crocodile tears in a particularly, becaus
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Jun 13, 2014 5:00am EDT
strategic and international studies held a discussion monday on china-russia relations. with former australian prime minister kevin rudd and former u.s. ambassador to china stapleton roy. they discussed both of those nations' increasing tensions with the u.s. even as relations between china and russia continue to warm. this is 90 minutes. >> good afternoon, everyone. my name is chris johnson. i'm the freeman chair in china studies here. it's great to see so many friends to join us for what i think is going to be an absolutely fantastic panel. i couldn't be more proud of the panel we managed to put together. obviously, an issue of tremendous concern, lots of thinking about what's going on in the sino-russia relationship and how it matters for sino-china -- or si sino-russian-u.s. triangular relations. you all have the bio. this is another installment in our china reality check series where we try to look at issues that are either controversial by their nature, are poorly understood here in washington or we just feel deserve more attention across the board. and this topic certainly st
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Dec 18, 2014 9:30pm EST
. eastern on c-span3. next discussion on u.s.-china relations including former u.s. ambassador to china and former 2012 presidential candidate jon huntsman. hosted by the center for strategic and international studies and the tcu school of communications, this is an hour. [applause] >> thank you all very much for coming. this is going to be a good one tonight. we have a great panel here. chris johnson down here most of you know i think senior adviser in china studied at thesis. he's an asian affairs specialist. he spent more than two decades in the u.s. government intelligence and foreign affairs community. he is the senior china analyst or was that the cia, played a key role in supporting the 1996 taiwan strait crisis, the 1999 accidental bombing of the chinese embassy in belgrade, the downing of a u.s. aircraft on hainan on the island in 2001 and in 2001 he was awarded the u.s. department of state superior honor board for outstanding support especially for aiding the office when chinese leadership changed hands in 2012. to my right here is someone who has become very well-known
CSPAN
Aug 31, 2016 2:00pm EDT
across the country. president obama began his trip to china today. the center for strategic and international studies hosted a preview of the trip earlier this week. this runs one hour and 15 minutes. >> good morning, everyone, and discuss thee president's trip. please grab a snack and a coffee before we begin. i am the deputy director of strategic indications and i will be getting out of the way very shortly to interview these folks. mike green, our senior vice president for asia and to live -- to his left, matt goodman, senior advisor for asian economics. forher conley is the sep eurasia and the arctic and then amy joins us from the pentagon where she was deputy secretary of defense. she is now the senior director of our southeast asia program. just a point of order before we begin, our panelists will give brief remarks and then we will open this up for questions. if you could use those microphones in front of you. we will record a transcript. you can find yourselves when you're looking for it afterwards. that is all for me. >> thank you and good morning. obama's lastdent trip
CSPAN
Sep 1, 2015 4:00am EDT
>> on our next washington journal, we'll talk to peter but to lear, about the effect that china's economy has on the global economy. after that, new york time senior science writer discusses the use of probiotics in the u.s. manufacturing industry. his new book. washington journal is live every morning at 7:00 eastern on c-span. you can join the conversation on facebook and twitter. tour. c-span city this weekend, we are joined by charter communications to learn more about the history of literary life of grand junction, colorado. the mining of a certain mineral had a certain importance. books all over the colorado plateau and here in mesa county, we are surrounded by rock. within it we find a lot of dinosaur bones. that is really intrigued scientists -- that has really intrigued scientists for a long time. that containsl three different elements. it contains radium which is radioactive and was used by marie curie. canadian--vanadium. it also contains uranium which is one of the best sources for atomic power and weapons. wasain aspen all responsible for the -- through water legisla
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Apr 17, 2015 3:00am EDT
: today the chinese minister of finance speaks in washington dc. he will discuss the impact of china's economy. that is live starting at 3:00 p.m. eastern on c-span two. announcer: at age 25, she was one of the wealthiest widows of the colony, in her mid-40's she was considered an enemy by the british who threatened to take her hostage. later, she would become our nation's first lady at age 57. martha washington, the sunday night on "first ladies image." from martha washington to michelle, sundays at 8:00 eastern on c-span three. as a complement, c-span's new book, "first ladies the lives of 45 iconic women." it creates an illuminating entertaining, and inspiring read. it is now available as a hardcover or e-book. announcer: this weekend is full of live event coverage. historians discuss the end of the civil war on american history tv. c-span beginning at 10:00 eastern, live coverage of the first in the nation leadership summit area speakers include ted cruz, scott walker, john kasich, and rand paul. saturday at 1:00 eastern on c-span two. book tv is live from the university of souther
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Dec 26, 2014 6:00pm EST
stewardship of u.s. relations with the republic of korea, people's republic of china and other important nations in that region. danny russell, whom i've had the honor of knowing and working with for many years as assistant secretary of state for east asia and pacific affairs. he recently within the last couple of weeks returned from travels with president obama to china, burma and australia. he is going to provide us with an overview of u.s. interests and policies in the region. so danny, welcome back to brookings and thanks for giving us the view from washington and the view from track one diplomacy. [applause] >> well, thank you very much for the introduction. i have had the honor of working for you at the state department. in fact, i vividly remember as the young officer getting the bad news that after 10 years of serving overseas i had to come back to washington. but the good news that i was being brought back to work for then undersecretary of state, peter and later tom pickering. so thank you very much for all you've done as a diplomat, as a journalist and as a thinker, particular
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Aug 20, 2015 12:00pm EDT
spent how many here have never been to china? never been, never been to china. good. thank you very much. 20 years ago i came to america. my first trip to america was seattle. before that i learned so much about america. from my books, from my teachers come from my school and my parents. i think i know enough about america. so when i came to america i was totally wrong. america is not what i learned from the books. and in seattle i found the internet. i came back and tell my friends that i'm going to open the company called internet. i invited 24th my friends, had a two-hour discussion, and finally nobody understand, capital, 23 of them against me. there's no such qaeda network called internet. don't do it. there's only one person who said i talk to, i don't know what that is but if you want to try, go ahead and try it. you are just too young. at that time i was 30 years old. so i started my business without knowing anything about computers, without knowing anything about business. i started my first company. my wife and i come into school me. we bought $1000 u.s. business. it was s
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Jul 2, 2014 11:00am EDT
u.s.-china strategic economic dialogue in beijing and priorities for business relations between the u.s. and china. he also talks about cybersecurity concerns with china and the russia ukraine crisis. again this is from yesterday's meeting o of the u.s.-china business council and the use of chamber of commerce. >> good morning. my name is erin ennis and i'm vice president of the china business tells. on half of our companies, i'm pleased to welcome you to the smartest program with treasury secretary jack lew. the u.s.-china business council has to represent american companies doing business with china for over 40 years there during that time the economic tide between our two nations has become stronger and are now at the center of the most important bilateral relationship the united states will have his century. despite these guys, american companies doing business in china face a nude of challenges. at the top of the list of the issues that are important to american companies, better market access to reach more of china's expanding economy and a level playing field with chinese com
CSPAN
Aug 31, 2016 2:34am EDT
house officials who worked on asia policy preview the president's trip to china and laos. center for strategic and international studies hosted the event. >> good morning, everyone. welcome to csis. this is about president obama's trip to china. if you haven't, please grab yourself a snack or coffee before we begin. my name is colin quinn, and the deputy director of strategic communications, and i will be getting out of the way to introduce these folks. green, ouris like senior vice president for east asia. to his left is matt goodman. conley is the s.e.p. for europe, eurasia, and director of our europe program. yhen finally, abm seawright. she is the senior adviser and director of our southeast asia program. just a point of order before we begin, our panelists will give weef remarks following that will open for questions. when we do, if you could use the mike's in front of you, we will be recording a transcript so it will be easier for us to find you. that's all for me, i will hand over to mike. >> good we will open for questions. morning. this is president obama's last trip to asia
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Dec 4, 2015 6:00pm EST
give you one example on the solar pv. china pushing the solar pv meant in the last five years, the solar pv cost declined by a factor of four. a big decline there. so they are becoming competitive in many case and efficient products are also becoming competitive. many people who work on the oil business on the other sector, we see oil and gas, that would be efficiency gains to push the cost down but more and more oil will come from more -- the complex and of a range the cost of oil and gas production extraction will go up and it is the very reason or one of the reasons why we expect, i will come to it in a moment that we expect the oil prices may well gradually increase in the next years to come. this speaks to oil and we have seen a major growth of oil production in the united states, tied to oil, perhaps demand but when i had the privilege to -- to present in 2009, we sat here, that is a silent revolution taking place in north america with all these implications and we are seeing this as a result of lack tight oil and shale gas, huge implication for energy works for geopolitics b
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Apr 18, 2015 6:00am EDT
made it imperative that we understand the rise of china and that we, to some degree, accommodate the rise of china where we can to attempt to shape the rise of china. i've said on many occasions that a china that would, a china with a military that would come forward as a net provider of security rather than a net user of security would be beneficial to not only the region but would be beneficial to us as well. and i think that's an achievable goal. i think that has to be looked at at how do we deal with china globally and global institutions from their role in the united nations to how they're behaving and conducting themselves in other regions of the world and how we interact with them there. i also think it will require us to have a pinpoint focus on how we see their influence in this region that we've been talking about today which is primarily southeast asia and northeast asia. and to understand we have to try to understand what their side of the equation is. and to be honest with you, some of the things they've done aren't really clear today. so, you know, we always get in
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Jun 17, 2015 11:00pm EDT
many of the commodity export countries, the slowdown in china has had a big impact. whereas in 2000 china made up about 1% of total developing country exports. it's now the biggest trading partner with the entire developing world. there's a mixed picture. if you step back and say, so what about africa? despite ebola, africa continues to grow. and it grew all through the period after the crisis. i think there's still great prospects in africa. china will grow at about 7% this year. we think it's because they are going forward in a very controlled, thoughtfully done shift of the growth model. it's really impressive to watch. my predecessor wrote this great report, china 2030, with them. they really talked through all the things they're going to do. we're going to switch our growth model from exports and investments to services and consumption. they're going through with it. we are not surprised that they have a 7% growth rate. again, it's having a lot of knock off effects. we're really impressed with india. india, for the first time in 15 years, it's going to have a higher growth rate
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Nov 27, 2013 5:30am EST
, in the 1960s, 1970s, 1950s, many asian states were in internal turmoil. china had the great leap forward, the proletariat culture, internally focused. malaya, which became malaysia, and vietnam, were involved in internal wars. japan was in a quasi-pacifistic state as a aftershock after the militarism of world war ii. on lines was focusing in the bluewater about who controls what, because nobody could project power out words because they were focused internally. moving ahead a few decades, you now have china with three decades of tremendous economic growth. it has build a real world-class military, naval, air, ballistic -- cybersiebel warfare. if you believe in linear thinking, it is building the greatest land-based navy. that probably will not happen because linear thinking often does not. if you project ahead in that and vietnam is totally consolidated bureaucratically, institutionally, the same with malaysia. they have both been investing big-time in the navy. there is a saying in asia that submarines are the new thing. everybody wants them. china has 62 of the quietest diesel
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Jan 11, 2016 8:30pm EST
.-china relations than the future on time of day. later several republican presidential candidates share their views on poverty and the economy at a farm in south carolina. former defense secretary from the obama clinton and carter ministry should or part of a discussion on the state of u.s.-china relations. topics included north korea trade intentions in the south china sea. this is an hour and a half. >> good evening everyone. i'm steve borland president of the national committee on u.s.-china relations and i'm thrilled to welcome you all to the first special program of the national committee's 50th anniversary. for 50 years, we have been educating americans about china and chinese about america. from ping-pong diplomacy to today's program we have strengthened the bilateral relationship by fostering exchanges and informed discussions. today's program is the first in a series of seven programs throughout the next year. two months we will gather the former secretaries of the treasury and two months later the former secretaries of commerce and the united states trade representatives
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Aug 14, 2015 2:00am EDT
big plays is they are to big -- they are too big to import from china so we make them right here. the governor of hawaii just set a goal of moving hawaii to a 100% clean electric grid. the governor of california has set a goal of moving to a 50% clean electric grid. it will require new technology and submit generation nuclear, it will require new battery technology and probably some we have never heard of. in the meantime, with wind, with solar, with designing smarter buildings, that zero homes that produce more energy than they use, we can move to a 100% clean electric grid and just in the nick of time. some of the things we do like the renewable portfolio standards have to constantly go up and not down. that is true of the renewable fuel standard as well. when he to go up so we developed a the next generation that can make our economy go. >> we want to thank you for the work you did in 2014 in iowa. i want to ask you -- [inaudible] gov. o'malley: the question in essence is this, and in fact this is one of the goals that i have unveiled today in the 15 strategicals for our count
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Apr 15, 2014 4:00pm EDT
, and nationwide xm 120. >> former treasury secretary henry calls and said today that china's economic model is not sustainable. his remarks came this morning at the center for strategic and international studies in washington. >> hank paulson is just back from a trip to china and i asked him how many times he had been to china and he paused for a moment and said, "more than 100 at goldman and the treasury." now pursuing a third career which is, interestingly, 100% nonprofit. he has no investments in china except maybe his heart a little bit. , i thought i would start with remembering that you over a horrible financial crisis in the united states and we are a country that we thought had a sophisticated financial system but it did not turn out to be quite as good we were led to believe but in some senses, the chinese are facing what is widely regarded as potential for a financial crisis perhaps with less expertise in handling them, although they do seem to have a few resources if they need them. i'm wondering if you can talk about how big a risk you think there is in the shadow banking,
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Aug 21, 2015 6:00pm EDT
how many of you here have never been to china? never been to china. good, thank you very much. well, 20 year years ago i came to america, my first trip to america to seattle. before that i learned so much about america from my books, from my teachers, from my school and my parents and i think i know enough about america but when i came to america i saw america was not what i learned from the books. in seattle i found the internet and i came back and told my friends that i'm going to open a company called internet. i invited 24 of my friends and had a two-hour discussion and finally we had a float. 23 of them were against me. forget about it. there is no such kind of network called internet. don't do it. there is only one person he said i trust you. i don't know what it is but if you want to try it, go ahead and try it. at that time i was 30 years old so i started my business without knowing anything about the computer, without knowing anything about business. i started my first company. my wife and i and the schoolmate. we borrowed stuff from -- we started the business. it was so di
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Apr 15, 2014 9:30pm EDT
was so shocked. i didn't imagine to see that you. paulson onent, henry china's economy. then proposed changes to the tech system. two journalists talk about the new book they are working on. the boston memorial ceremony marking the bombing anniversary. the next washington journal, we will look at the financial disclosure statements and how much money they are raising in this year's selections. -- elections. the chairman of the federal usction commission will join to discuss how his agency has been affected by the recent supreme court decision. and keep johnson, senior reporter -- keith johnson will focus on the role that natural gas plays in the relationship between russia and europe. when the conversation on facebook and twitter for washington journal. former charger he secretary henry paulson says china's economic gains over the last 30 extraordinaryn but not sustainable. speaking at the center for strategic and international studies, he said that the leaders understand climate change. this is one hour. >> it is a pleasure to be here. i asked him how many times he had been here. he
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Oct 16, 2013 6:00am EDT
for the relations between china and the united states. particularly, you are helping to train so many chinese diplomats over all these years sais alumni association, i'm sure most of the people of the top echelon would be members. thank you very much your today i will talk about chinese foreign policy and the relations between china and the united states. this is really a very good subject. and i have to confess the moment i enjoyed the q&a session much better than the speech itself. so probably i will not take up 40 minutes. i will make it relatively short and we'll have questions and answers. first, maybe just a few words on china's foreign policy. and i promise i will not repeat the official china line. rather, i was like to offer my personal points of view. on what is behind the official point of view and how all this could be seen in proper setting. because china's foreign policy has been the subject, that many people have studied, discussed, written about and lectured on. it is a subject that is very often misunderstood. so as we visit this policy, under the policy level fo
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Oct 20, 2015 7:00pm EDT
, including china and russia have. so when china makes these outrageous claims in the south china sea, and the philippines challenges one of those claims and we support the philippines' right to make that claim, at the same time we're not a signatory, that looks strange. when russia makes claims in the arctic circle and they tell us, you have no standing on which to complain because you're not a signatory to the law of the sea, it puts us at a disadvantage. >> thank you. i agree. i would hope that we would re-evaluate our position and become a signatory with most of the rest of the world of the law of the sea convention. senator reed raised the threat from north korea, second shear. earlier, they assessed north korea has the ability to launch a missal that could be capable of hitting the u.s. from a mobile launcher. we saw right before secretary carter visited japan that they launched two short-range missiles. you talked about china and their waning influence with north korea. are there other measures that we ought to be taking with respect to north korea? should we have any sense of optimism
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Dec 23, 2014 1:30pm EST
studies hosted a conversation about relations between the u.s. and china including remarks from former u.s. ambassador to china jon huntsman. this is about one hour. [applause] >> well, thank you already much for coming. this is going to be a good one tonight and we have a great panel here. chris johnson down here as most of you know i think senior advisor, a freeman chair in china, studies here at csis. he's an asian affairs specialist. he spent more than two decades in the u.s. government intelligence and foreign affairs communities. he's the senior china analyst, or was, at the cia, like a key role in supporting policymakers during the 1996 taiwan strait missile crisis, the 1999 accidental bombing of the chinese embassy in belgrade, the downing of a u.s. aircraft on the island in 2001 there in 2001 he was awarded the u.s. department of state superior honor award for outstanding support to the secretary, especially for aiding the office when chinese leadership changed hands in 2012. to my right ear is someone who has become very well known and recognized for his knowledge of china, e
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Jan 16, 2015 5:00am EST
already indicated that we're beginning to see indications that china too has grown weary of north korean aggression. i think you have answered that. i would like to know, there anything else you can add to the evolving relationship between the people's republic of china and pyongyang, and specifically also what i'm interested in, as we go forward, how is the united states engaging people's republic of china in our common interests in a more stable korea? what specifically are we doing as we go forward? >> thank you very much congressman. i think in terms of evolving relations between beijing and pyongyang, to me it's clear that chinese are thinking much more seriously about the north korean policy, and beginning to realize when north korea misbehaves, it hurts china's own interest . china's own interests are harmed when they misbehave. i think that affects the chinese approach and affects their cooperation with us. one obvious example is if you look at the interaction between the leadership of china, south korea, north korea, xi jinping and park have had communal indications. -- n
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Feb 27, 2015 11:32pm EST
country? we won. we beat china. we beat mexico. we beat somebody. we never win. you don't hear good news about this country. we are in a position where we just never win. and that's because of our leadership. you need somebody perhaps that wrote the art of the deal. one of the great business books of all time i might add. now, you know, a little example somebody said i can't believe you got the old post office. you know, right down the road meaning on pennsylvania avenue. i wish it were right down the road. right down the road, pennsylvania avenue. i got a building, the old post office. great building. everybody wanted it. g.s.a. gave it out. we are doing an amazing job with it. it's under construction now for six months. the g.s.a. gave it out. obama gave it out. trump got it. now, is that good negotiating? it was in the history of the g.s.a. one of the most sought after properties ever. and trump got it. people said to me how the hell did you ever get it when obama is in charge of the g.s.a.? but that's the way it goes, folks. and maybe that's what we need some of. so it's really,
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Jun 6, 2015 6:00am EDT
peaceful movement toward greater liberty and freer trade we must make clear to china that any attempt to exclude the u.s. from asia in any way will be futile. the obama administration has recently taken some promising steps on this front. i applauded efforts to challenge china's maritime claims in the south china sea and it s suppose that error -- suppose itd air defense zone in the east china sea. these modest moves will not suffice over the long term. we will need to expand our military presence throughout asia, particularly the reach of our navy. we should establish mechanisms to resolve disputes peacefully free from chinese coercion and that president should reach a deal that truly expands free trade on terms that will allow u.s. businesses to fairly compete and win. on iran, the president is currently keeping a policy with the ayatollahs that is impracticable. -- is impractical. it is doing nothing to stop iran's regional aggression. it encourages iran. they soon get over $100 billion in sanctions relief. it provides little comfort that we can prevent a regionwide nuclear arms race
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Jan 28, 2014 4:00pm EST
center, max baucus, who the president nominate to be the u.s. ambassador to china. senator baucus was asked about trade, human rights and pollution concerns of china. new jersey senator robert menendez chaired the honest hour and a half long hearing. >> one of the biggest challenges in biggest opportunities before u.s. foreign policy today is getting the relationship between the united states and china in the context of our rebounds for the asia-pacific right. i can think of few individuals were able and qualified at this important moment in history than our friend and colleague, the senator from montana to provide advice and guidance to the president congress about how to get the relationship right. is your welfare welfare commission is likely to become the world's largest economy in all this need to embrace that fact. six of the 10 largest container ports are china as our numbers 11 and 12 on that list, which presents terminus opportunities for american exporters. u.s. experts china have increased by $40 billion in the past three years alone from 67 billion to 106 billion to mcc
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Dec 22, 2014 2:00pm EST
taiwan says that should china attacked taiwan would have to go to war with china to protect taiwan. entity would have to borrow from china to go to war with china but i think it's a little overstatement, quite frankly but it makes the point if we do not have the same degree of sovereignty in terms of going for which is really risking the future of this country and our status in the world. so i think there are real challenges going forward. i also say there has been things have been accomplished, and i'll try to become things happening on health care. we have slow the rate of growth on health care on a per capita basis to the difficult is one of per capita is coming down, the capitals will grow, particularly in those over 85 we those expensive, and they're coming. it's clear that we are in a much more difficult situation going forward today for the next 20 or so we were at the time this particular report went together. i think we have huge challenges to i do want to focus on the need to talk about the positive aspects, not just the negative aspects of deficit reduction the positive
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May 5, 2016 5:35pm EDT
approach if there is a bilateral investment treaty with china? i guess the bigger question is with the really significant amounts of capital that chinese are looking to invest in the united states, does the process, the cfius process still work? should -- is it sufficient given, given what might be coming to safeguard our national economic/security interests, the cyber interests, all of the sorts of things we've been discussing already here today? does it -- is this creation that's been around since the mid '70s still work, or should we be looking at this in a new light? >> it's, i think it's an excellent question and one that deserves a lot of thought. i think the first point that you made is important. the cfius only winds up applying to a very, very small percentage of the investments that are made or sought to be made. so we're talking about a pretty narrow universe to begin with. second, as a matter of principle, we welcome investment. this is good for our companies, it's good for all sorts of industries, and it's something that as a general proposition we want to encourage. b
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Aug 4, 2014 6:30pm EDT
source of revenue in china also dealing with little progress but we're still sitting by waiting for beijing's patience to wear thin. with the start of restarting the six party talks is futile really wasting time as beyond getting augments the material stockpile with capabilities. the administration refuses to have more targeted sanctions with russia or zimbabwe aarhus sudan or belarus it believes doing so would unnecessarily hinder to conduct foreign policy. it will not list the world's most prolific money launderer to as the country apart wray money-laundering concerns and the current policy does nothing to help the people. i remain disappointed so little has been done to hold the kim regime responsible for the terrific human rights abuses detailed in the commission for inquiry. north korea is the grave threat to our allies in asia we cannot wait for them to decide if they want to negotiate. non-nuclear number three is the elusive goal if the administration maintains the current strategic trajectory. the kim regime is responsible for the horrific deaths of people not only within no
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Nov 15, 2014 7:30am EST
, concerns you raising about china, one of the first things we can do hopefully before lame duck is over is take care of two things, power africa over in the sand agoa. to the extent we can increase our participation because i know i heard from many african countries how much they do enjoy business with us that sometimes we put our own roadblocks up. so mr. williams, i was asking the first panel about power afric and its reach into urban areas in residential areas, not the commercial and also in the rural areas if you representing civil society. i wanted to know your take on the question i asked the first panel. >> i believe -- is anecdotal to some extent but i do believe having come out of the u.s./africa ministerial, and looking at the effective role and amount of discussion we talked about with grids, the grids, getting electricity into rural areas and at the leaders' summit attended a session called africa rising and there were many entrepreneur real -- sustainable, going into rural communities and creating opportunities for young people to supply electricity and make a little b
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Apr 17, 2015 10:00pm EDT
united states is the enemy, fourth it turns russia eastward with china. that's a partnership that is dangerous and threatening to the west. fifth, and makes russia evermore unpredictable. six unpredictable. six that played into the hands of russia's military contacts. seven it reinforces the traditional desire to circle the wagons and deal with the hostile environment. eight, it minimizes any and all outside information for the russian people who do have access to western media and movies and the internet. nine it cuts off travel for all average citizen, including tourism and education. tenet leads to the birth of a generation of russians hostile to the west. what are the consequences of engaging russia? by engaging russia? by engaging russia, and by this i mean opening its doors to as many russians as possible, easing the visa restrictions allowing them to visit and work and send their kids to universities. the west will bring change in people's mindset. this will change the country, country, it's politics and its policies. it will not happen overnight but it will inevitably happen
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Aug 1, 2014 9:00pm EDT
denuclearization. china has also yielded little progress. but we are still sitting idly by waiting for beijing's patience with pyongyang to wear thin. the ongoing pursuit of restarting six-party talks is futile. it has been six years, and at this point we are only wasting time as pyongyang augments its official material stockpile and improves its missile and nuclear capabilities. the administration refuses to impose tougher and more targeted sanctions on north korea than those on russia, zimbabwe, sedan and belarus because it believes it would significantly hinder its effect to conduct foreign policy. it won't list the world's most prolific money launderering with counterfeiter as a primary money laundering concern but iran and burma our. and our current policy has done nothing to help the north korean people. i remain disappointed that so little has been done to hold the kim regime responsible for its horrific human rights abuses detailed in the u.n. commission of inquiry report. north korea is a grave threat to the united states and also to our allies in asia. we cannot continue to w
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