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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
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
CSPAN
May 13, 2015 8:00am EDT
nuclear industry. the enormous growth in china's nuclear power generation represents a major opportunity for u.s. business and one that have already taken advantage of. the reactors the united states is building in china already creating high quality jobs in the united states come including in my home state of maryland. .. remain problematic. multiple state department reports document chinese companies and individuals to continue export dual use goods relevant to nuclear weapons and ballistic missile programs in and around north korea. year after year individuals have been sanctioned related to efforts to proliferate weapons of mass destruction. what is preventing the chinese in taking action against the come to me if and individuals identified to them. i would like to hear whether the proliferation record was addressed during negotiations. this agreement presents us with a golden opportunity to place pressure on china to hold these dangerous activities. the second set of concerns focused on plans to export nuclear power plant based upon technology provided by westinghouse un
CSPAN
May 23, 2014 2:00pm EDT
, china and the u.s. began nation to nation relations and mutual trade treaty. about a year ago, i had once invited to gentlemen with the names of mr. dan lytton and peter underwood. they were the descendents of those who founded the university medical center. these american missionaries came in the late 19 century and founded hospitals and schools. they did many work for the people. in 1945, after the u.s. rose the tories from the pacific war, korea was liberated from japan's colonial rule. however, the disarmament of japanese troops north of 38th parallel was hindered by soviet union. as the soviet union forces occupy the north, the peninsula became divided and suffered structural problems. after our liberation, the united states, who is in charge of militarization for south korea, withdrew their forces before june 29, 1949, as the republic of korea government was established in 1948. they left only 479 members at the korean military advisory group. also, january 1, 1950, the secretary of state, mr. dean acheson, excluded korea from your specific development line. because of thes
CSPAN
May 30, 2014 5:00pm EDT
how china and united states can and must in prove their cultures. my honesty about china is consistent with my honesty about my own country. i would like to thank the witnesses for appearing before us today. i look forward to your testimony and i'm grateful to chairman smith for calling the searing. goodank you very much very like to yield to my distinguished friend from texas, mr. weber. >>.gov or calling the searing -- thank you for calling this hearing. there is probably no greater torture than believing you have to maintain control on other human beings by weaponry and by those kinds of cowardly acts that we witnessed in tiananmen square. the chinese totalitarian government must not be allowed to last. democracy must prevail and be the order of the day. on us, especially with chairman smith at the helm, to be steadfast and to be your friends in the fight for keeping liberty and freedom on the forefront. for being that example, having that courage, the guts, the fortitude. you are an inspiration to us. .emocracy will flourish of freedom will survive because of you and others like yo
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2016 2:00pm EDT
require an immediate china harsher approach to tougherthe scholars and policy required in order to respond to china's more assertive behaviors or actions. or no action in the short-term should be beneficiary. minutes, iowing 20 will go through the following sections on the screen and the , the incongruent view between america and china. the second part i would go through the trust and the film part,le and in the third the policy of patients. that is very much a concern. benefiter taiwan can from a deteriorating will be the cost of the relationship. regarding the relationship between china and the united states, i acknowledge most of the persons i interviewed aboutsed strong concerns the future relations between the on thentries, especially field. i've heard different reasons for these concerns and different views for how washington can adjust its policy. the recent arguments of have basedhina policies failed on this pessimism toward and this illusion with china among think tanks in washington. sure and i will not go into details about those comments that i will mention that i took
CSPAN
Jun 4, 2014 4:00pm EDT
25th anniversary of the crackdown in china. we look at the impact of the protest had on china and the rest of the world with journalists who were there. president bush asked national security advisor at the time. right now, a look at how president george h.w. bush handled the issue in 1989 speaking to reporters about several of the measures in response including the suspension of sales to the chinese military. his comments ran about 20 minutes. >> during the past few days, elements of the chinese army have been brutally suppressing popular and peaceful demonstrations 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 freedom of expression, freedom of the press, freedom of association. these are goals we support around the world. these are freedoms that are enshrined in bot
CSPAN
May 12, 2015 7:00pm EDT
near-belligerent chinese territorial claims in the east china sea. we see china building a blue water navy literally for the first time in 600 years. there's just a head line in newspapers earlier this week that china and russia are going to conduct joint naval maneuvers in the mediterranean sea. that's a long way from china. but it's showing what their reach is. all across the middle east we see structures that have been in place, state structures since world war i. dissolving. we've gone from the middle east being a crisis in this country, a crisis in that country, to a region slipping into chaos. libya, we know, is in chaos. nigeria we see boko haram dismembering the state in northern nigeria attacking in cameroon, and niger somalia hasn't had a government in 25 years. the sinai peninsula is out of control of the egyptian military. yemen has collapsed as a country. and has the dubious distinction of hosting all three of al qaeda in the arabian peninsula, a branch of isis and the houthi coalition, a surrogate for the ayatollah's of tie iran. iraq and syria have ceased to exist. as s
CSPAN
Oct 17, 2013 12:00pm EDT
? and i think at that point people will ask the government why do people in china and brazil can have the kind of choice and we are not? so sometimes you need a little push from the outside. >> let's not get wimpy with china. [laughter] let's go over to bill of the american consulate of renewable energy. then over to you, bud, for a wrapup so we finish on time. >> somebody who's been involved in the production of ethanol for the past 40 years, i would be inclined to wave a white flag. but marines don't have white flags. so i'd like to propose something outside the government that we can do, and that is a partnership between ethanol and methanol. >> thank you, bill. over to you, frank. >> before we part i'd which is like see if we get some ground truth is down to a couple things i keep being told about methanol as a clear, attractive option. i'm told it's terribly corrosive and, therefore, it can't possibly be used in existing internal combustion engines. i'm told that it's turbot toxic and, therefore, it's a health hazard. i've been told that it all comes down to just basically warran
CSPAN
Nov 6, 2014 3:30pm EST
your comments and questions and thoughts president obama will travel next week to china and australia to attend a series of asia-pacific meetings including veggie 20 summit. at the center for strategic studies preview to the president's upcoming trip and panelists discussed policies in the region, relations and trade agreements. this is about 90 minutes. >> good morning and welcome to the center for strategic international studies. we are going to get those fixed. i would like to welcome you we have a terrific briefing. congratulations to the journalists who just got married who's just back from her honeymoon. >> thank you and congratulations. we are going to give you an overview of the trip to the region and then open up for questions. the president will be in china november 10 and 12th for the asia-pacific economic cooperation summit and the associated summit and a lot of state visits with the president november 1 he's in burma for the east asia summit. from the 15th to 16th they said he would do a major speech on asia policies. i will start with an overview. with the midterm result
CSPAN
Nov 6, 2014 11:30pm EST
outside of china and one or two other countries a significant majority particularly among our allies said that they want the u.s. to be the leading power in asia in the coming years. so there is a lot of opportunity for the rebalance and the pitted to succeed but their problems and the president's trip is going to be important in terms of addressing those. there are three i would highlight. these are things we have noted for some time in our writing at csis. the first is that how the president and the cabinet talks about the pitted keeps changing. even the kind of bumper sticker keeps shifting. for a little while for exampl example -- senior officials and cabinet members were talking about a new model of great power relations with china. a phrase that is not popular among allies because in the chinese formulation of a new model no other asian countries a great power. the administration appears to have dropped that. we have an article coming out in washington quarterly next week that catalogs all of the descriptions of the pitted on rebalance in every major speech on it from the admin
CSPAN
Apr 18, 2014 10:11pm EDT
china center and a professor at the university of michigan. he is also the signature chipper asia during the clinton administration. and oh my far left is jonathan pollack, a senior fellow at the thornton center in east asia studies. and an expert on chinese national security strategy and u.s./china relations. to start off, i'm going to ask the panel a few question and see if there are any connections between the issues. i would like to start with you if you do not mind. the crisis and crimea and ukraine is occupying a lots of the time and attention of u.s. officials. i think it is coming into question some of the declared strategic trailer tease of the obama administration including the pivot to asia. do you think the united states will have to reorient its strategic rarities to deal with the crisis? are europeans and ukrainians expecting that? >> let me say what kind of a backdrop going back a few years. what you have seen since the end of the cold war is the united states having the ability to have to devote less time and attention and resources to europe. that is largely reflecting t
CSPAN
Jun 5, 2014 12:00am EDT
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, to speak to america's perspective, brent. advisorational security at the time to president george bush 41 and nick kristoff whose recording from inside the less than him nothing the pulitzer prize. full disclosure, i work for and every now and then against brent at the time. working on the middle east rather than the far one. also in the department of full disclosure i'm a regular nick chri kristoff's column again i agreeand with him. the second session you will hear from louis who is in beijing two days out with a new book about the subject of proyou will and a hear from a professor of at the berkeley. and they will look at things more from the chinese perspective happe and the second presided over by orville shell. the first session is designed to the always present tension along what many of us the principle faultline of american foreign policy. and by that i mean the faultline interests and values or realism and idealism. june 1989 are of nowarter
CSPAN
May 19, 2015 4:30am EDT
one of the other significant agreements in asia the korea china fta and where that is and what it means for the region. first we heard the ambassador give a strong push. doctor lee talked about it as well. but it's something that the obama administration has indicated is the baseline from the transpacific partnership negotiations. you know, if any of you remember when korea completed its fta with the united states the chinese immediately said there was like one as well. as for those talks along. the challenges we all know many critics in washington and said it has not necessarily been successful. so just to start off we are three years into the agreement. is it too early to reach a conclusion? how would you evaluated at this time? >> it is a pleasure to be here. too early to have a full assessment. and the discussion of implementation issues and discussion of the performance of exports and imports to my colleagues. i think we can make some statements regarding the implications of the course of the fda regarding how is actually self-propelled the trade strategy of each country the
CSPAN
Aug 13, 2014 12:00pm EDT
sureorts that china becomes a constructive partner for peace and stability in asia. at the same time, we want to make sure through our concerted effort that this growing chinese power and influence does not work against the peace and stability of the region as well. if the u.s.-china relationship gets strained, it has a direct on our relationship with china and perhaps our relationship with japan, as well. is the u.s.-china partnership gets polarized to countries like korea and japan, it is not a dilemma. where this impact of changing u.s.-china -- from a korean viewpoint, the u.s.-china partnership certainly continues -- thee and prosperity president of the government has been maintaining very close, solid, robust korea-u.s. , while at the same time developing a harmonious relationship with china, alliance with the united states, and harmonious partnership with china. for korea, most countries could become incorporate to -- a cooperative and beneficial partner for area's economy and free trade and also for the inter-korean unification. .hat is our national interest we recently welcome p
CSPAN
Feb 28, 2015 5:44am EST
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. that's because of our leadership. you need somebody who wrote "the art of the deal," one of the great business books of all time. a little bit example. somebody said i can't believe you got the old post office right down the road meaning on pennsylvania avenue. i wish it were right down the road. i have a building, the old post office. everybody wanted it. gsa gave it out. we are doing an amazing job with it. it's under construction now for six months. the gsa gave it out. obama gave it up. trump got it. now, is that good negotiating? it was in the history of the gsa one of the most sought-after properties everybody. trump got it. people said to me how the hell did you get it when obama is in charge of the gsa? but that's the way it goes, folks. maybe that's what we need some of. so, it's really, really important that we have people at that top position that know because the country has such tremendous potential. unbelievable
CSPAN
Nov 21, 2014 8:00pm EST
, truth, and faith in the new china" and earlier this year he discussed the book on q&a. >> this week on q&a our guest is journalist and author who discusses his new book, "age of ambition: chasing fortune, truth, and faith in the new chin china". >> host: evan osnos in your new book, under the acknowledgments, you start out by saying none of my grand parents lived to see the book but they are responsible for its conception. tell us more. >> well, my grandparents on my father's side came from poland and my mother's father was a diplomat sent to hungary and kicked out accused of being a spy but he wasn't. but the experience of being ejected from poland and hungry founded a backdrop for the life under authority. it wasn't explicit parts of the conversation but i was interested in what it felt like to live in a country in which there were constraints on what you could care about and what your values were like and when there was a moment in my life where you could do that china fascinated me. >> host: when you went there in there in 1996 could you speak chinese? >> guest: i was starting to s
CSPAN
Apr 18, 2015 2:00am EDT
afternoon everyone, i'm john jon huntsman. thank you for joining us to hear china's vice minister of finance speak about his country's vision for a more prosperous asia-pacific region. thank you so much for being with us. this is part of the council's project on shaping the asia pacific future. we have the secretary of u.s. treasury department and former special envoy on china. the project is currently on phase one which focuses on the economic and financial architecture and this includes the asian infrastructure and infrastructure bank and the new development bank and the silk road initiative showing strong momentum. and this includes under increasing scrutiny. this includes the investment and financial architecture. the international organization continues to expand in the upload chinese capital into foreign markets which is rising we have efforts to strengthen the economy face a new challenge. and there are great opportunities to pursue common interest and also serious potential risks of fragmentation and we are delighted to have the vice minister with us to provide his perspectiv
CSPAN
Apr 17, 2015 2:00pm EDT
china's vice minister of fitness zhu guangyao speak about his country's vision for a more prosperous asia-pacific region. mr. vice minister, we're delighted and honored to have you here. thank you so much for being with us. this event is part of the council's project on shaping the asia-pacific future. led by our scowcroft center's nonresident senior fellow olinwethington at the u.s. treasury department and former special envoy on china. this project is currently on phase one which focuses on the economic and financial architecture in the region. vice minister zhu's meeting to washington comes at a critical time as new regional initiatives supported by china such as the asian infrastructure investment bank the new development bank and the silk road initiative are showing strong momentum. and the effectiveness of existing multilateral financial institutions are under increasing scrutiny. on a broader scale, china is playing a larger role in shaping the global economic order and is calling for adjustments in the existing economic and financial architecture. the rmb's internationalization co
CSPAN
Mar 17, 2015 6:30pm EDT
departmental protection from the u.s.-china in ukraine russia can't look. this one-hour portion is china central television. mandarin chinese is heard followed by english translation. we will start with environmental protection laws. >> with that happy to impose the documentary made she complains about such big oil companies and patchwork china has been a block to the introduction on environmental protection and law enforcement in this field. for example, in the setting of standards and gasoline consumed as well as introduction of wider use of natural gas. my question is is it true these companies are posed enough gold to enforcing enforcing environmental protection month-end policies? if so what steps will the chinese government take to remove such an obstacle. [speaking chinese] [speaking chinese] [speaking chinese] >> translator: i understand the focus of all of your questions is a backpack with environmental solutions, especially small. this is a concern, uppermost on people's mind. i want to value that the chinese government is determined to tackle smog in environmental pollution as
CSPAN
Aug 9, 2016 6:00pm EDT
words, wendy you think china is the most likely -- when do you think china is the most likely to attack taiwan? soon, like any day now? maybe, maybe one year to five years into the future? much later on, like 5-15, or 20 years into the future, or perhaps, never at all? question number three. do you believe certain weapons systems are inherently offensive, and escalate tory in nature? the believe there are others that are not? question number four. do you believe that taiwanese and american strikes on pla ores in china are necessary, do you believe that a winnable war could actually be fought and limited to the waters of the taiwan strait? another way to ask this question is to say, do you think that if taiwan was attacked, they should then retaliate and take the shouldo the enemy, or taiwan wait, the invaded and try to defeat them on the beaches and in the densely populated taipei suburb and elsewhere? question number five. do you think the united states is going to come to taiwan's rescue if it is attacked? if so, at what stage in the fight would it be? would it be before, or af
CSPAN
May 18, 2015 10:30pm EDT
importing raw materials and surplus with china. imbalance should be there but the the question is how much is the right amount? a market determined amount. in a nutshell advanced a nutshell advanced economy and monetary policies equivalent to emerging economies exchanger policy if the country does not have a convertible currency. just the strengths korea's exchanger it is okay. essentially three different types of groups in those countries a very simple analysis grouping. these are countries that are actually strengthened its. china slightly and this is a nominal terms. it does not reflect inflation differential. so anyway china, canada, australia switzerland, thailand exchange-rate appreciating as the dollar. decreasing. and in most of the currencies a relatively stable japan malaysia command korea. in europe. this is the nominal exchange rate of the us. during the 1st half of this timeframe the us dollar depreciated. and then at the crisis. one because the economy received a big shot depreciated in and started appreciating again. it only recently is starting to strengthen. now let m
CSPAN
Aug 12, 2015 7:40pm EDT
relationship with china and immigration. this is 15 minutes. mr. trump: good evening. how are you? yes, ma'am? >> [indiscernible] mr. trump: i think the republican party is going to do well. you have a very, very -- you have another party that has problems. as you saw today with the e-mail situation with hillary clinton, it is a big, big problem. if they judge it fairly, she has got a problem. yes, sir? no, not at all. i have been proven right. i have been absolutely proven right. yes? i have what? i don't think so at all. i mean, i look at the polls. i can only go by the polls. a new poll came out. 32%. that is the highest for anybody yet. go by the polls. the people we are dealing with and whatever has happened, it is what it is. you just look at the results. i guess iowa came out, and leading in i you will, leading in new hampshire, leading a north carolina, leading in south carolina, leading in nevada, leading everywhere. so that is all i can go by. excuse me? that is the best question. china. china. i think you have to do something n china. i they devalued their currency. they are
CSPAN
Sep 17, 2016 2:00am EDT
is to take a look at the behavior of large western-american companies. we find china companies buckle. you can see people taking a stand and the jury is out on how western companies will behave. facebook moderation practices where accounts of different critics, regime critics, dissidence have been shutdown and arbitrarily controlled or government agents complain in a very targeted way against famous commentators and they get taken down. arbitrarily there has been a whole petition with a couple hundred prominent russian asking them to revise the way they handle moderation and the questions about accounts because it is clear the russian government is manipulating it. when you have these major figures signing a petition to facebook saying please take a look at how you are handling russian akoupts that is something. for us, the way companies behave in one space can transfer to other spaces as well. >> he belongs to an alternative russian orthodox church and he has faced all kinds of difficulties basically no longer lives in russia and those -- and the alternative russian orthodox c
CSPAN
Aug 12, 2014 6:30am EDT
. we have not talked about china or africa. glancing reference to india and brazil. we have about 20 minutes for your questions. you will have microphones in both aisles. please step forward into the aisle. let us know your name and make sure what you say ends in a question mark, which is a very important in part of this exercise. it is not a hearing. >> thank you. i am judy allen from houston, texas. just come out of this three-day symposium on the ukraine. i know just enough to be dangerous. there was much discussion in our seminar on the 1994 memorandum of understanding between the united states, the ukraine, and russia that allowed the ukraine to give up their nuclear forces, they were the third largest nuclear power in the world at that time, we were told. the united states signed and russia signed and ukraine signed it. do we not have a moral obligation to defend the ukraine because we promised in that memorandum that if they gave up their nukes, we would support the ukraine economically if there was aggression against them and militarily? >> thank you very much. that is a very
CSPAN
Jun 2, 2014 12:30pm EDT
china into some kind of a new regional order although china was invited to join the world economy. if there's a single statement of the bipartisan hegemony strategy would sum it up, i think george w. bush's speech at west point in 2002 where he said competition between great nations is inevitable but armed conflict in our world is not. america has and intend to keep military strengths beyond challenge. making the destablizing arms races of other eras pointless. in limiting rivalries to trade and other pursuits of peace. and if you parse this what he is actually saying is that the united states will be unique in being the supreme military overlord of the world. other great powers voluntarily, america hopes, will cede the responsibility for retaining their security interests in their own regions to washington and they will specialize in trade and other pursuits of peace. in effect, what this was doing was offering all of the rising and existing great powers in the world the deal which had been offered to defeated japan and west germany after world war ii. that is in return for becoming
CSPAN
Aug 15, 2015 7:51am EDT
not, i -- yeah, let me document. i think i am very confident on this point that china enters the korean war more pressure. have a discussion for and i -- i want to invite you to. well, maybe -- i don't have time to -- that discussion, but as you know, in july, recommended to the area. just in case the other ones meant for the u.s. send the message. as we know, under the state just october 2nd. and this -- >> for one day. the senate gets reversed. if they disagreed with it, can you reverse them? >> yes. yeah. so -- yeah. october 4th and the 5th finally decided to enter the war. depends on the levels meeting, and in their meetings, they refuse to provide air support. and -- gave up korea at this point. now i believe the other meeting two days later and even though we create the support and even for the other to evacuate to china, beijing decided -- into the world. so i think this process shows that china's entry into the war was not just a simple pressure, but ideally have the discussion. >> we'll have to continue the discussion and the debate, i guess, out in the hallway because w
CSPAN
Oct 24, 2015 4:01am EDT
do that? i said, i did. we have deals with china that are done. somebody said, [indiscernible] i say, that is ok, they violated every deal. that means they are in default. that means they are in default, ok? people to weeks ago, go back and tell me what is our trade imbalance with three countries -- china, japan, and mexico? i just want to find out. i am curious. i love mexico and i love the mexican people but their leaders are too smart for our leaders. ay, ay, ay. our leaders are so stupid. they are so stupid, so with mexico, we lose about $45 billion a year. wouldn't you say that is a lot? that is peanuts compared -- what japan, he had a balance of $70 billion a year. $70 billion a year. most people do not even know what that is. the number is so massive. it is not even recoverable. but i can't recover. recover.can i love china, they buy my apartments and the gimme $25 million and i did the like hotcakes. and i do then like hotcakes. japan sells those and they devalue their currency, but valuation the biggest in the last two decades, meaning 20 years. the biggest devaluation. i sa
CSPAN
Jun 28, 2016 2:20pm EDT
north american free trade agreement, or the disaster called nafta. second, china's entry into the world trade organization. nafta was the worst trade deal. china's entrance into the world trade organization has enabled in theatest job theft history of our country. signedbill clinton who nafta. people don't remember. in 1993. hillary clinton who supported it. that it wreaked after he left office was unbelievable. it was also bill clinton who lobbied for china's disastrous entry into the world trade organization, and hillary clinton who backed that terrible, terrible agreement. as secretary of state, hillary clinton stood by idly while its currency,on added another trillion dollars to the trade deficit, and stole hundreds of billions of dollars in our intellectual property. [applause] i have been talking about china for many years. you know what? no one listens. they are listening now. that, i can tell you. [applause] mr. trump: the city of pittsburgh and the state of ofnsylvania have lost 1/3 their manufacturing jobs since the clinton's put china into the wto. 50,000 factories across ame
CSPAN
Nov 26, 2013 6:00pm EST
nuclear activities. on, china's announcement of the east china at identification zone, does this increase the conflict -- the possibility of conflict over the islands? an alert from my desk in new york that a couple of bombers have flown over the islands in a show of force. any speak on that? a i understanding that it is heart of a plan of an exercise. part of a plan of an exercise. examplenk it is another of provocative behavior. my own concern is that it does raise the risk of miscalculation. to the extent of any real danger of miscalculation in recent years with regards to military in iran and china, it has been in the air. there have been times when chinese air defense fighters have scrambled and in some cases operated in a very aggressive ofner that increase the risk -- fighterave chinese scrambling and consistently intercepting japanese or korean or other aircrafts and any kind of aggressive or sitter way, you are by definition increasing the -- or some other way, you are by definition increasing the risk of someone -- it then becomes a strategic crisis, another incident or somethin
CSPAN
Mar 25, 2014 6:00pm EDT
round. admiral, let me start with you. as you noted in your written testimony, china's declaration in november of an air defense east fication zone in the china sea immediately raised tensions. while the declaration of that identification zone is not -- has not affected u.s. military operations in the area, there is a concern that china is attempting to change the status by taking these incremental steps to assert territorial claims. so let me start by asking you this question. is china's declaration of that identification zone changed the status quo between china and japan with regard to their respective claims to this caucus? >> from my observation, first it had not, as you correctly stated, it has not changed our operations at all and we don't recognize it or comply with it. i have not seen any change in the activities of our allies, the japanese self-defense force, as they pursue operations in that area, based on the proclamation of the chinese. >> and, admiral, what's your assessment of china's pursuit of antiaccess and area denial capabilities and what are the implications of su
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Jun 28, 2016 12:00am EDT
trade practices like when china dumped cheap steel in our markets or uses weak rules of origin to undercut our carmakers. i'm going to appoint a trade prosecutor who will report to the president so we are going to end the abuse of our markets, our workers, our people! [applause]. you know what? we are going to win in the global economy by not letting anybody take advantage of our workers, not china, not wall street, not anyone. and we are going to defend and strengthen the tough rules to reign in wall street that were put in place after the crash. c corporations pay fines for breaking the law, those fines should cut into executive bonuses, and -- if laws are violated individuals, not just corporations should be held accountable [applause]. and i will veto, i will veto any effort to weekend protections for consumers. while we're at it, we are going to finally make wall street, big corporations, and the super supr wealthy do more that is not only fair in terms of paying taxes, but which is right because we can use that money. to make these big, bold investments. that will help us bu
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Mar 26, 2014 4:00am EDT
competing with exports that russia might descend into be sending to a pipeline to china. that frees up other gas to move so we look in the long run it is going to be benefiting europe eventually. europe will then be facing russia but has to accept lower prices or be less physically dependent upon russian gas. i'm not sure which way it will play out. >> thank you, doctor. >> mr. baldwin? >> first, we shouldn't encourage the european union to create integration of gas markets you can move it from spain all the way to kiev. second, -- >> they have a fair amount of that in place already, don't they? >> it's very hard to move this from point-to-point although they have eliminated the destination pauses. there is enough to move into the rest of europe so they need more pipelines there and you have to negotiate the entry and exit price at each point along the pipeline. so it can be up to 10 steps to figure out where it is and they are not transparent about capacity either. so there's more work that will really make it easier for them to get into this some in the gas market is number one and interco
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Aug 31, 2015 4:00pm EDT
on c-span. senator marco rubio on friday called for a tougher military stance against china and says if elected president, he would seek the release of political his nurse in china. the florida republican's comments came at a speech in south carolina. [applause] >> good morning. of thesident and ceo charleston chamber. it is a pleasure to see you here this morning. we want to welcome all of you. your funding commitment is positioning the private sector as charleston's leader. one of the benefits of your members circle leadership is access to our region, states, top political leaders. tomade a commitment to you attract as many presidential candidates is possible to meet with you. your leadership circle group has already met with donald trump, ohio governor john kasich, and this morning, we are truly privileged to be introducing marco rubio to you. he is the junior senator from florida serving since 2011. he was the speaker of the house for the florida legislature and 2008. from 2000 until he sits on the following committees. the committee on commerce, science, transportation, the
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Apr 29, 2015 1:00am EDT
share concern about china's land reclamation and construction activities in the south china sea and the united states and japan are united in our commitment to freedom of navigation, respect for international law and the peaceful resolution of disputes without coercion. we also remain united in per --pursuit of peaceful denuclearization of north korea. we fully support japan's efforts to resolve the tragedy of north korea's abduction of japanese citizens. during my last visit to japan, i met with the mother of one of those abductees and she described the awful pain that she has endured. so i know how important this is to the japanese people. meanwhile, our growing trilateral cooperation with the republic of korea, as well as with australia, gives us new opportunities to enhance security across the region. with respect to trade, we reviewed the progress our teams have made toward the trans-pacific partnership. i know that the politics around trade can be hard in both our countries. but i know that prime minister abe, like me, is deeply committed to getting this done and i'm confident
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Aug 26, 2016 12:30pm EDT
and now sits in china. my father last his job and entire family lost his job and 1300 men and women in rural east texas went without work. i watched how that community, tax-base and the influence all over the areas around it and when people went out there handing out pink slips, they didn't give just to white people, they gave to black and brown people. when i was doing bilingual i drove them because i know what organization and i'm familiar with everything that went on there, i use that had language that laurie taught me and other friends taught me and that keeps us -- i get so pissed, i have to slow down. you take one thing from the message is you can't put all latinos in a -- in an immigration box. you can't put african americans in a box. you come from a background for god sake. immigration may open up the wound but you pour the salt with the trade later and rub it in real good and that's how you move that message, with something that ties to something that they care about which is feeding their kids. >> people that can understand and translate the hopes and the dreams and the n
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Sep 20, 2016 9:00pm EDT
. that china and india remain on a path of remarkable growth. i say all this not to whitewash the challenges we face or to suggest complacency, rather i believe that we need to acknowledge the achievements in order to summon the confidence to carry this effort forward, and to make sure that we do not abandon the very things that have delivered this progress. in order to move forward, we do have to acknowledge that the to globalath integration requires a course correction. because too often those trumpeting the benefits of globalization have ignored inequality within and among nations. have ignored the enduring appeal of ethnic and sectarian identities. have left international institutions ill-equipped, underfunded, under resourced in order to handle transnational challenges. and as these real problems have been neglected, alternative visions of the world have pressed forward, both in the wealthiest countries and the poorest. religious fundamentalism, the politics of ethnicity or tribes. or sect. aggressive nationalism. a crude populism, sometimes from the far left. but more often,
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May 14, 2016 4:00am EDT
china's military operations. abraham denmark the deputy assistant defense secretary for east asia briefed reporters about some of the details of the report including china's mayor time activities, it is a growing global presence and insurance military personnel are politically loyal. this is about 30 minutes. >> good afternoon. i am the deputy secular denmark for east asia. today the department of defense made the 2016 report to congress on the valve in the people's republic of china. this annual report mandated by congress highlights china's defense strategy of military developments. the report is intended to be factual, descriptive, and analytical. let the facts speak for themselves. the report describes such china continues to invest in programs and weapons to improve power productions, operations in emergent domain such as cyberspace, space and electromagnetic spectrum. china continues to focus on preparing for potential conflict in the taiwan strait, additional missions such as contingencies in the east and south china seas and on the creative print peninsula are important. china's l
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Nov 21, 2013 1:00am EST
president biden will visit china, and south korea in early december. although we were all disappointed that the government shutdown compelled president obama to cancel his trip to asia in october, i am pleased to announce today that president obama will return to asia this coming april to continue strengthening our ties across the region. i would like to take this opportunity to outline what we aim to achieve in the asian pacific in the next three years. ultimately, america's purpose is to establish a more stable security environment in asia and open a transparent economic environment and a liberal, political environment that respects the universal rights and freedoms of all. achieving that future will necessarily be the sustained work of a successive administration. in the near-term, president obama will with the critical foundations and progress in four key areas -- enhancing security, expanding prosperity, fostering democratic values, and advancing human dignity. let me begin with security. it is the underpinning of all progress in every region. we are making the asia-pacific more s
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Jul 31, 2014 8:00am EDT
carbon in the world, the first now being china who have overtaken us but we also know the weekend solve these problems alone. they require a partnership and our partnership requires our leadership. by acting right now to reduce emissions just as president obama has done in united states by investing in innovation, by working together in the un climate negotiations we can prevent the most devastating consequences of climate change and meet this generational challenge. lastly, in this century, one that will continue to be defined by competing models of government, indiana and the united states have a common responsibility. we share it. to prove that democracies can deliver for their citizens. our two nations believe that when every citizen a matter their background, no matter their beliefs, can make their full contribution, that is when we are strongest and that is when we are most secure. we are two confident nations connected by core values, optimistic nations never losing sight of how much more we can and must achieve. from women's rights to minority rights there is room to go fu
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Oct 5, 2015 10:00pm EDT
the internet open and free. >> you are a back-and-forth to china. you have a lot of clients in the business in china. china is not part of the tpp. is that a problem? >> there are are a couple of aspects to that. one is that china is a major player in the asian region. the center of most supply chains in asia so i think with tpp companies need to think about rationalizing pricing potentially reorganizing their supply chain we can talk more about that later but china is absolutely critical in that respect. it's also the major trading partner of almost every one of the tpp countries in excess of the united states, in excess of other countries around the world. one of the questions is how to reconcile tpp with china not in the tpp but such a major force in the region and it seems to me there are a couple of different things to think about in that regard. one is eventually china joining the tpp. that obviously could only happen if it comes up to the high disciplines in the tpp that mike and his team have set up. another is for the united states and china to agree on certain modificatio
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Aug 29, 2015 4:00am EDT
she downplayed china's abysmal human rights records. this is the result -- the chinese are aggressively expanding their territories, building islands of military .ases in the south china sea paging conducts massive cyber attacks against the united states, stealing classified military data, sealing the personal information of millions of americans, and stealing billions of dollars in intellectual property. sadly, there is more. , hillary clinton pushed for the war in libya. caskets ofood by the christopher stevens, sean smith, tyrone woods, and glenn doherty. she stood by the caskets, looked in the eyes of their parents and pointed to a youtube video she knew, she knew was not the cause of their deaths in benghazi. that is outrageous. officially ais terrorist safe haven. we continue to deal with these and other disasters, consequences of her decisions as secretary of state. everywhere in the world that hillary clinton has touched is worse off today than before she and the president took office. earlier this year, the director of national intelligence testified before congres
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Jan 5, 2015 7:00pm EST
. policy in the asia pacific region. topics included u.s. relations with japan and china, upcoming elections in burma and taiwan. this is an hour. >> good morning, happy new year. happy year of the sheep. i'm mike green, senior vice president for asia. thank you all for coming on what is probably the first day of work for a lot of people, including, i think, most of us. tomorrow congress comes into session, and we face a new world in washington. a republican congress, democratic president and so far, on issues from immigration to cuba policy there are signs that the new congress and the white house are going to be colliding with each other, politically and over policy. what we wanted to do today and in the short report we have produced is spotlight one area where bipartisan cooperation forming an agenda to move forward is not only possible but necessary. and that's in the area of policy toward the asia pacific region. which in washington, a very partisan town these days is probably one of the most bipartisan areas of foreign policy, unless it becomes corrupted bywzf÷#t disagreemen
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Mar 21, 2014 7:00am EDT
groundwork for president richard nixon's trip to china. this book is "ping-pong diplomacy: the secret history behind the game that changed the world." this is a less than one hour. >> well, thank you for all coming up tonight. i know it's a friday night and it's miami. there's plenty of time to get to the clubs down on the beach. so i will see you all there. so "ping-pong diplomacy," it's an extraordinary moment in 1971 when this deeply ingrained antagonism that existed for 20 years between mao and china and the united states suddenly fractured and it all seem to happen in the blink of an eye. the story goes that it was these ping pong players who start the process rather than politicians. and the press loved it because it was the spontaneity it is almost too good to be true. it was a story of a young american who befriends a young chinese, and together the two guys start this process that literally changes the world. that's what we were taught to if you know anything about ping pong diplomacy, that's probably what you know. it's a pack of lies. it's a false renewed into ever wanted y
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Dec 9, 2016 9:00am EST
those agreements, china. >> the u.s./china relationship is the most consequential, global relationship of the 21st century. it comprises the two largest economies in the world. two economies na are highly int dependant. we have numerous common interests and challenges and many of the toughest global issues cannot be solved without china/u.s. cooperation. for years, the bedrock of our relationship has been based on three principles. first, that china's rise is good for the united states. second, that both countries must work together where we have common objectives and, third, we must manage our differences carefully so they don't spiral out of control. those three principles are still valid and should continue to govern our relationship going forward. both sides, however, have to acknowledge that attitudes in the united states are changing towards globalization. international trade and china, itself. let's look at these changing attitudes crystalizing in the minds of american business leaders, policymakers and the public. no one can reasonably deny that china joining the w
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Jan 5, 2015 10:00am EST
asia_pacific. it also shows that within the region, while there is robust support outside of china, there's questions as to whether he can be sustained. but showed up in our survey last spring. we hear increasingly __ because of the divided government in this town __ the present is constrained. we think it is critical and practical that the white house, and the leadership in the congress, chart a common course on asia. we've had a series of dinners and roundtables as we thought about this agenda. it seems clear to us that there is a lot of room to move forward. the report outlines specific actions on china __ defense policy in asia. this was internally funded and generated. we did it on our own research budgets. we do on asia expertise that we have here at csis. it runs the gamut as far as policy background. all __ on my far left is our chair, chris johnson, scott miller, victor cha, matt goodman, bonnie glaser, rick rosso, ernie bower. we also want to introduce one new member of the team __ scott kennedy. he will be joining us starting this week to work on the chinese economy. a t
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Aug 15, 2015 6:00am EDT
trillion in iraq. china is taking the oil. isis may have it and iran may have it but china is taking the oil. can you imagine? we never do anything right with china. we spent $2 trillion, thousands of lives of great people, mostly young, beautiful people, wounded warriors who i love all over the place, not treated properly by the way. [applause] and we have nothing. iran is taking over iraq. the parts they want to give up, they are giving oil to isis. isis has the oil. you remember when i said you shouldn't go in. reuters wrote an article in 2004 that trump, don't go in. you're going to ruin the balance. iran and iraq were the same. twins. they have wars for years. one goes this way, one goes that way. if you take out one, the other is going to take over. we took out one and look at the mess we have. we have destabilized the middle east and it is a mess. [applause] jeb bush couldn't -- he didn't know the difference. he couldn't answer a question, was iraq a good thing or bad thing? finally after going to his pollster, after five days he said it was a bad thing. that's ok. the other d
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