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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Foreign Exchange Policies of Major Trading Partners of the United States

Categories: China,Foreign Trade/Investment,Germany,Japan,Korea,Taiwan

https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/international/exchange-rate-policies/Documents/2016-4-29%20%28FX%20Pol%20of%20Major%20Trade%20Partner%29_final.pdf

Reviews developments in international economic and exchange rate policies, especially how those policies affect bilateral trade with the U.S.  Discusses factors used to assess whether a major trading partner has a significant trade surplus with the U.S., a material current-account surplus, and engages in persistent one-sided intervention in the foreign exchange market. Establishes a monitoring list of countries of concern.  From the Treasury Department

 

Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990

Categories: China,Defense/Military,Foreign Assistance,Taiwan

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/weapons/RL30957.pdf

Discusses U.S. security assistance to Taiwan or the Republic of China, the types of weapons sold, the nature of the military relationship, and policy issues for Congress, such as the extent of the U.S. commitment to defend Taiwan.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Volume XIII, China

Categories: China,Foreign Affairs,Headlines,History,Taiwan

http://history.state.gov/historicaldocuments/frus1977-80v13

First in a series of volumes on foreign relations during the Carter administration.  This volume focuses on the normalization of relations with China and the ending of formal relations with Taiwan as the Republic of China.  From the State Department

 

Maritime Territorial Disputes in East Asia: Issues for Congress

Categories: China,Japan,Korea,Taiwan,Treaties,United Nations

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R42930.pdf

Examines the origins and current controversies relating to territorial disputes in the East China Sea and the South China Sea among China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Vietnam and others.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

U.S.-Taiwan Relationship: Overview of Policy Issues

Categories: China,Civil/Human Rights,Foreign Trade/Investment,Taiwan

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R41952.pdf

Reviews issues in the U.S. – Taiwan relationship including human rights, the one-China policy, arms sales, and the economic relationship.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990

Categories: Arms Control,Foreign Assistance,Foreign Trade/Investment,Taiwan

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/weapons/RL30957.pdf

Reviews past arms requests and the status of arms sales to Taiwan.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities: Background and Issues for Congress

Categories: Asia,China,Defense/Military,Taiwan

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/RL33153.pdf

Reviews the recent history of China’s military modernization efforts, the so-called anti-access model for Chinese efforts, and U.S. military strategies, especially relating to naval forces, in the pivot to Asia.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

Senkaku (Diaoyu/Diaoyutai) Islands Dispute: U.S. Treaty Obligations

Categories: Asia,China,Japan,Taiwan,Treaties

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/row/R42761.pdf

Describes the tensions and rival claims of China, Japan, and Taiwan to a set of small islands in the East China Sea and the legal role of the U.S. dating from the 1960 U.S. – Japan Security Treaty.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

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