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AFPC Senior Vice President Ilan Berman interviewed on SiriusXM
News - October 23, 2017
 

AFPC Senior Vice President Ilan Berman interviewed on SiriusXM’s POTUS channel

 
AFPC Senior Fellow for China Joshua Eisenman quoted in New York Times magazine.
Media Appearances - September 13, 2017
 

AFPC Senior Fellow for China Joshua Eisenman quoted in New York Times magazine.

 
AFPC Director of Asian Security Programs Jeff Smith weighs in on increasing Sino-Indian tensions
Media Appearances - July 26, 2017
 

AFPC Director of Asian Security Programs Jeff Smith weighs in on increasing Sino-Indian tensions

 
AFPC Director of Asian Security Programs Jeff Smith quoted in The Globe and Mail (Canada)
Media Appearances - April 11, 2017
 

AFPC Director of Asian Security Programs Jeff Smith quoted in The Globe and Mail (Canada)

 
AFPC Director of Asian Security Programs, Kraemer Strategy Fellow Jeff Smith quoted in the South China Morning Post
Media Appearances - August 11, 2016
 

AFPC Director of Asian Security Programs, Kraemer Strategy Fellow Jeff Smith quoted in the South China Morning Post regarding China's maritme claims.

 
Xi in Command: Chinese Reforms and Regional Responses
Conferences - April 18, 2016
 

 The American Foreign Policy Council invites you to a panel on:

 
Xi in Command: Chinese Reforms and Regional Responses
April 18 | 12:00 PM - 2:30 PM | Senate Dirksen Building Room SD- G50
 
 
AFPC Director of Asian Security Programs Jeff Smith testified before U.S.-China Commission regarding China in the Indian Ocean.
Congressional Testimony - March 10, 2016
 

AFPC Director of Asian Security Programs Jeff Smith testified before U.S.-China Commission regarding China in the Indian Ocean. 

 
AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman cited by the Latin Post.
Media Appearances - February 19, 2016
 

AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman cited by the Latin Post.

 
AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman cited in CNNMoney
Media Appearances - February 11, 2016
 

AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman cited in CNNMoney

 
AFPC Director of Asian Security Programs Jeff M. Smith cited by Foreign Policy magazine
Media Appearances - November 5, 2015
 
 
AFPC Senior Fellow for China Joshua Eisenman interviewed by BBC World News
Media Appearances - October 29, 2015
 
 
AFPC Vice President Ilan Berman interviewed by CNN.com regarding China's activities in Latin America.
Media Appearances - March 3, 2015
 
 
AFPC senior fellow for China studies Joshua Eisenman quoted in South China Morning Post
Media Appearances - February 8, 2015
 
 
AFPC Senior Fellow Joshua Eisenman cited in the International Policy Digest regarding China and Africa.
Media Appearances - November 5, 2014
 

AFPC Senior Fellow Joshua Eisenman cited in the International Policy Digest regarding China and Africa.

 

 
AFPC Hosts Capitol Lunch Briefing on the ‘Asia Pivot’
Conferences - May 14, 2014
 

On May 14, as part of its ongoing education efforts relating to defense and security, AFPC hosted Dr. Peter Brookes on Capitol Hill for a presentation on the “Security and Defense Dimensions of the Asia Pivot.”

 
AFPC Hosts Dinner with Chinese Envoy to UN
Delegations - April 28, 2014
 

On April 28, in a private room in New York City, AFPC hosted a small dinner for China’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Liu Jieyi. 

 
AFPC Hosts Chinese Analysts
Other Events - November 21, 2013
 

In recent months, AFPC hosted a pair of Chinese analysts and scholars at its Capitol Hill headquarters to discuss the state of U.S.-China relations, among other things.

 
AFPC Kraemer Strategy Fellow Jeff Smith cited in May 16, 2013 edition of TIME Magazine
Media Appearances - May 16, 2013
 

AFPC Kraemer Strategy Fellow Jeff Smith cited in May 16, 2013 edition of TIME Magazine

 
AFPC Kraemer Strategy Fellow Jeff Smith cited in May 16, 2013 edition of TIME Magazine
Media Appearances - May 16, 2013
 

AFPC Kraemer Strategy Fellow Jeff Smith cited in May 16, 2013 edition of TIME Magazine

 
Amb. DobrIansky leads AFPC delegatIon to ChIna
Delegations - April 22, 2013
 

From April 14-21, AFPC sponsored a delegation to China led by former Under Secretary of State Paula Dobriansky (2001-2009). This trip marked the latest installment of an exchange program with the PRC that began in 1994.

 
China and Africa has been named one of the best books of 2012 on Africa by Foreign Affairs Magazine
News - January 2, 2013
 
 
AFPC Senior Fellow in China Studies Joshua Eisenman cited by Agence France-Presse regarding Chinese investment in the developing world.
Media Appearances - December 12, 2012
 
 
"China in Africa: A Century of Engagement" by Amb. David Shinn and AFPC Senior Fellow in China Studies Joshua Eisenman reviewed by the Financial Times.
News - November 9, 2012
 

"China in Africa: A Century of Engagement" by Amb. David Shinn and AFPC Senior Fellow in China Studies Joshua Eisenman reviewed by the Financial Times.

 
Foreign Affairs reviews China and Africa: A Century of Engagement
Other Events - November 1, 2012
 

Foreign Affairs reviews China and Africa: A Century of Engagement

 
AFPC Senior Fellow in China Studies Joshua Eisenman interviewed by HuffPost Live regarding China and U.S. policy.
Media Appearances - October 22, 2012
 

AFPC Senior Fellow in China Studies Joshua Eisenman interviewed by HuffPost Live regarding China and U.S. policy.

 
AFPC Senior Fellow in China Studies Joshua Eisenman cited in the Agence France-Presse regarding Russian-Chinese diplomatic relations
Media Appearances - June 6, 2012
 

AFPC Senior Fellow in China Studies Joshua Eisenman cited in the Agence France-Presse regarding Russian-Chinese diplomatic relations

 
Kraemer Strategy Fellow Meets with Experts to Examine Sino-Indian Relations
News - May 7, 2012
 

As part of his ongoing book project on Sino-Indian relations, Kraemer Strategy Fellow Jeff M. Smith traveled to India from November 25 to December 3 for interviews and field research.

 
Agence France-Presse interviews AFPC Senior Fellow in China Studies Joshua Eisenman on the likelihood of Chinese activist Chen Guancheng departing China for the US
Media Appearances - May 6, 2012
 

Agence France-Presse interviews AFPC Senior Fellow in China Studies Joshua Eisenman on the likelihood of Chinese activist Chen Guancheng departing China for the US

 
AFPC's Senior Fellow in China Studies Joshua Eisenman quoted in Agence France Press' coverage of China-Russia navy drills
Media Appearances - April 22, 2012
 

AFPC's Senior Fellow in China Studies Joshua Eisenman quoted in Agence France Press' coverage of China-Russia navy drills

 
China and Africa: A Century of Engagement Release Date Announced
Press Releases - February 17, 2012
 

This winter, the University of Pennsylvania Press announced the June 2012 release of  the highly anticipated book, China and Africa: A Century of Engagement.

 
Gen. Richard Myers Leads AFPC Delegation to China
Delegations - January 15, 2012
 

Between January 7-14, the American Foreign Policy Council (AFPC) sponsored an eight-person delegation to China led by Gen. Richard Myers, former Chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff. 

 
Former OMB Director Jim Miller Leads AFPC Economic Delegation to China
Delegations - November 13, 2011
 

From November 4-10, AFPC sponsored a delegation to China led by Dr. James (Jim) Miller, former Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

 
AFPC Hosts Dinner for CPC Vice Minister Liu
Delegations - September 8, 2011
 

On  September 7, AFPC hosted a dinner in Washington, DC with a delegation from the International Department of the Central Committee of the CPC led by Vice Minister Liu Jieyi.

 
Chinese Regional Head Visits Washington
Delegations - June 9, 2011
 

On June 8, AFPC hosted a senior political and economic delegation from China in Washington, DC. 

 
Pirchner and Smith Brief Marine Corps at Pentagon
Other Events - September 9, 2010
 

On September 9, AFPC President Herman Pirchner, Jr. and Kraemer Strategy Fellow Jeff M. Smith gave a briefing at the Pentagon to the Marine Corps’ Strategic Initiatives Group.

 
Former National Security Advisor Leads Delegation to China
Delegations - June 8, 2010
 

From May 30 to June 5, AFPC hosted a delegation to China led by the Hon. Robert  McFarlane, former National Security Advisor (Reagan), and including; Ms. Michelle Van Cleave, former National Counterintelligence Executive; Mrs. Charlotte Ponticelli, former Deputy Undersecretary for International Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor; and the President of the American Foreign Policy Council, Herman Pirchner, J

 
Jeff Smith appears on Voice of America Mandarin's Issues and Opinions
Media Appearances - November 24, 2009
 

Jeff Smith appeared on Voice of America Mandarin's Issues and Opinions one-hour program to discuss Sino-Indian tensions and the state visit to the U.S. of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh

 
AFPC Delegation Visits Japan, South Korea
Delegations - September 1, 2009
 

Between August 17th and 22nd, the American Foreign Policy Council (AFPC) sponsored a 10-person delegation to Japan and South Korea led by the Honorable Newt Gingrich, former Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives.

 
Jeff Smith interviewed by VOA - Mandarin Service
Media Appearances - April 2, 2009
 

On April 2, 2009 AFPC Research Fellow Jeff Smith was interviewed by Voice of America's Issues and Opinions Mandarin Service on the security situation in Pakistan, President Obama's new "Af-Pak" strategy, and China's role in South Asia.

 
AFPC Delegation Probes China-Taiwan Relations
Delegations - March 10, 2009
 

From February 23 to March 3, 2009, AFPC sponsored a ten-person delegation to China led by Dr. William Schneider, Jr., former Undersecretary of State and current Chairman of the Pentagon's Defense Science Board.

 
Pirchner on Russian-Chinese Relations
Other Events - January 15, 2009
 

The Fall 2008 issue of Demokratizatsiya, the scholarly journal of post-Soviet democratization, carried AFPC President Herman Pirchner”s 14 page article, “The Uncertain Future Sino-Russian Relations in the Twenty-First Century”.

 
AFPC Hosts Senior Chinese Delegation in DC
Delegations - December 15, 2008
 

From December 9-14, AFPC hosted a six person delegation of senior Chinese officials in Washington, DC. The delegation was led by Mr. Zhang Zhijun, Vice Minister of the CPC Central Committee’s International Department - a position roughly equivalent to an American Under Secretary of State.

 
AFPC Visits Twin Cities for Republican National Convention
Delegations - September 10, 2008
 

From August 29 to September 5, AFPC hosted the Minnesota trip of three officials from the Chinese Association For International Understanding (CAFIU). The delegation’s participation in events surrounding the Republican Convention helped them evalute Sino-U.S. relations in a then-possible McCain Administration.

 
"China in Africa" Policy Brief Published
News - August 17, 2008
 

In early July, AFPC Fellow in Asia Studies Joshua Eisenman and former US Ambassador to Ethiopia David Shinn published an AFPC Policy Paper titled “Responding to China in Africa.” The twelve-page report, which has been distributed widely on Capitol Hill and within the Administration, serves as a predecessor and a summary to their book which is to be published by the University of Pennsylvania Press in 2009.

 
General Peter Pace Leads AFPC Delegation to China
Delegations - June 15, 2008
 

From June 3-11, 2008, the American Foreign Policy Council (AFPC) sponsored a five-person delegation to the People’s Republic of China. The group, led by General Peter Pace (USMC, ret.), former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the United States Armed Forces, included AFPC’s John Wobensmith and Ilan Berman, Paul Behrends, a principal at the law firm of Cromwell and Mooring, and Raymond Kellish, President and CEO of Blue Water Irrigation, Inc. During their eight day visit, delegation members held high-level meetings on military and strategic affairs with Party officials in Beijing, and visited China’s Xinjiang Autonomous Region

 
Hong Kong Delegation Visits DC
Delegations - May 29, 2008
 

On May 28th, AFPC arranged meetings for a delegation of officials from Hong Kong who came to the U.S. to study our election process in advance of helping to make electoral reforms in Hong Kong. Delegation leader Zheng Kunsheng (the number two official in Hong Kong) and his colleagues showed special interest in how campaign contributions are regulated in the US.

 
AFPC and Heinrich Boell Foundation Host Capitol Hill "China in Africa" Conference
Conferences - April 29, 2008
 

On April 28th, 2008, AFPC and the Heinrich Boell Foundation co-sponsored a seminal conference on China’s expanding influence in Africa. The conference, entitled “Current Developments and Trends in China’s Relations with African Countries,” served as an opportunity for participants to review the policy findings and recommendations developed by AFPC Fellow in Asia Studies Joshua Eisenman and Ambassador David Shinn during their research study on China's relations with African countries. Their research will culminate in a co-authored book on China-Africa relations to be published by the University of Pennsylvania Press.

 

 
General Richard B. Myers, USAF (Ret.) leads AFPC Delegation to China
Delegations - June 17, 2006
 

Between June 17-21, 2006, a ten-person American Foreign Policy Council (AFPC) delegation led by General Richard B. Myers, USAF (Ret.), former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff of the U.S. armed forces visited China. Delegation members included former Undersecretary of Defense Dov Zakheim; Gen. Wayne Downing, former Commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command; former NSC Arms Control Director Sven Kraemer, and other national security experts. The trip marked the 24th such exchange of views facilitated by AFPC over the past 12 years.

 
Gov. Tom Ridge leads AFPC Delegation to China
Delegations - October 28, 2005
 

A fourteen-member American Foreign Policy Council (AFPC) delegation visited China from October 28th to November 5th. The delegation, led by former Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge, included William Schneider, Jr., Chairman of the Defense Department’s Defense Science Board, former Assistant Secretary for Homeland Security Susan Neely, AFPC President Herman Pirchner, Jr. and AFPC Vice President John Wobensmith.

 
AFPC Hosts Chinese Delegation, High Profile Dinner
Delegations - June 2, 2005
 

AFPC kicked off the summer by hosting a five-member Chinese delegation headed by CPC International Department Vice Minister Mr. Zhang Zhijun and Chinese Association for International Understanding (CAFIU) Senior Research Fellow Liao Dong.