U.S.–China Week: Econ dialogue, human rights resurfaces, North Korea approaches, Apple’s Chinese data center (2017.07.17)

Welcome to Issue 106 of U.S.–China Week. Coming to you from Beijing this week amidst a busy travel schedule, this issue covers in brief some major events since the last edition two weeks ago. Publication will remain irregular for the next month. In other publications this week, Paul Triolo, Rogier Creemers, and I produced an analysis on China’s new draft regulations for “critical information…

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U.S.–China Week: A week of irritants, new FONOP rhetoric, Taiwan arms, steel decisions loom (2017.07.03)

Welcome to Issue 105 of U.S.–China Week. This is the last edition of U.S.–China Week published from my home base at Yale Law School in New Haven, Conn. This weekend I will begin a move westward to set up shop in the San Francisco Bay Area, where I am at work developing new projects on China’s technology policies and development. I am grateful to my…

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U.S.–China Week: ‘Consensus’ at D&SD? Trump to China this year, Cornyn’s CFIUS changes, Alibaba to Detroit, Ford and Tesla to China (2017.06.26)

Welcome to Issue 104 of U.S.–China Week. New out this week is an essay by Hong Yanqing of Peking University, translated by Paul Triolo and myself, and published as a working paper by the Paul Tsai China Center at Yale Law School. Hong, who has worked for the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) and is a key participant in the TC260 standards-setting process…

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U.S.–China Week: First ‘D&SD’ this Wednesday, DPRK pressures, CFIUS changes, cybersecurity reviews, trade talks (2017.06.19)

Welcome to Issue 103 of U.S.–China Week. This Wednesday brings the first meeting the new partial replacement for the Strategic and Economic Dialogue (S&ED), the Diplomatic and Security Dialogue (D&SD). It will take place in Washington, with the United States represented by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis. The Chinese delegation will be chaired by State Councilor Yang…

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Chinese IT security examiner describes review process, clarifies status of Chinese government Windows edition

A public controversy among computer security experts in China has erupted over the degree of national security assessment required in general and what specifically is required by the new Cybersecurity Law and related regulations. Ni Guangnan, an academician with the Chinese Academy of Engineering and a longstanding proponent of indigenous technology in China, recently argued (in a piece translated here) that the…

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