Archive | Documents—U.S. government

12 February 2021

The China Maritime Militia Bookshelf: Latest Data, Official Statements, Fleet Estimate & Trilingual Wikipedia Entry

Andrew S. Erickson, “Tracking China’s ‘Little Blue Men’—A Comprehensive Maritime Militia Compendium,” China Analysis from Original Sources 以第一手资料研究中国, 12 February 2021.

As Coronavirus rages on, fishy things have been happening across the South and East China Seas, home to virtually all of China’s unresolved maritime disputes… Since Beijing remains far from being fully forthcoming and transparent, it is to be hoped […]

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15 July 2020

The President’s Executive Order on Hong Kong Normalization

“The President’s Executive Order on Hong Kong Normalization,” The White House, 14 July 2020.
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, including the United States-Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992 (Public Law 102-393), the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 […]

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29 May 2020

Press Conference Transcript on China, Hong Kong, and the WHO—“Remarks by President Trump on Actions Against China”

“Remarks by President Trump on Actions Against China,” The White House Rose Garden, Washington, DC, 2:48 p.m. EDT, 29 May 2020.
THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. Good afternoon. Thank you. I’m here today to talk about our relationship with China and several new measures to protect American security and prosperity.
China’s pattern of misconduct is well […]

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12 February 2019

Senate Armed Services Committee Testimony by Admiral Philip S. Davidson, Commander, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command on INDOPACOM Posture—Includes pithy China content

Statement of Admiral Philip S. Davidson, U.S. Navy, Commander, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command before the Senate Armed Services Committee on U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Posture, Hearing on United States Indo-Pacific Command and United States Forces Korea, Dirksen Senate Office Building, Washington, DC, 12 February 2019.
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China: Military Modernization.
Over the last 20 years, Beijing has undertaken a massive […]

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18 December 2017

The Trump Administration’s New National Security Strategy—Summary, Full Text & Complete China-Related Excerpts

National Security Strategy of the United States of America 2017 (Washington, DC: The White House, December 2017).

Click here for Announcement & Summary.

Click here for Talking Points.

Click here for Q&A.

Click here for Fact Sheet.

Click here to download the full text. In case you have any difficulty accessing that version, here’s a cached copy.



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13 March 2015

Highlights from New U.S. Maritime Strategy: “A Cooperative Strategy for 21st Century Seapower: Forward, Engaged, Ready”

The U.S. Sea Services’ freshly issued document has the makings of a serious strategy. It provides vital specificity that its predecessor eight years ago lacked, yet does so in a positive way. This is an excellent model for the larger Asia-Pacific Strategy (or perhaps an “Indo-Asia-Pacific Strategy”), that the Nation continues to lack, yet truly […]

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