Organizations to Contact
The editors have compiled the following list of organizations concerned with the issues debated in this book. The descriptions are derived from materials provided by the organizations. All have publications or information available for interested readers. The list was compiled on the date of publication of the present volume; the information provided here may change. Be aware that many organizations take several weeks or longer to respond to inquiries, so allow as much time as possible.
American Enterprise Institute (AEI)
1150 17th St. NW, Washington, DC 20036
The institute is a public policy research organization dedicated to preserving and strengthening government, private enterprise, foreign policy, and national defense. Its Asian Studies Program focuses on the growing offensive capabilities of China’s army, relations between Taiwan and mainland China, and economic and political reform in China. AEI’s magazine, American Enterprise, often deals with developments in Asia, and the institute also publishes several books on China.
Amnesty International (AI)
322 8th Ave., New York, NY 10001
Amnesty International is an international organization that works to promote human rights. In 1999 it launched the “China: Ten Years After Tiananmen” campaign to raise awareness of the imprisonment of political dissidents in China. Details of the campaign are available on the group’s website. AI also publishes an annual report detailing human rights violations around the globe.
The Asia Society
725 Park Ave., New York, NY 10021
The Asia Society is an educational organization dedicated to fostering understanding of Asia and communication between Americans and the peoples of Asia and the Pacific. Its “AskAsia” website (www.askasia.org) is an online information source for students interested in Asia studies. Reports such as The 2000 Taiwan Presi- dential Elections are available on its website, and the society publishes the book China Briefing: The Contradictions of Change.
1775 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington DC 20036
Founded in 1927, the institution conducts research and analyzes global events and their impact on the United States and U.S. foreign policy. It publishes the quarterly Brookings Review as well as numerous books and research papers on foreign policy, including the conference paper “The Taiwan Dilemma: Time for a Change in the U.S. Approach?” and the report Permanent Normal Trade Relations for China.
1000 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001-5403
(202) 842-0200 • fax: (202) 842-3490
The Cato Institute is a conservative public policy research foundation that promotes the principles of limited government, individual liberty, and peace. Relations with China are a major research area within the institute’s division of foreign policy studies. The institute publishes policy analysis reports and op-eds, including “China’s Long March to a Market Economy: The Case for Permanent Normal Trade Relations” and “Chinese Nuclear Espionage: Is the Hysteria Warranted?”
Center for Security Policy (CSP)
1920 L St. NW, Suite 210, Washington, DC 20036
The center works to stimulate debate about all aspects of security policy, notably those policies bearing on the foreign, defense, economic, financial, and technology interests of the United States. It believes that China poses a threat to U.S. national security, and warns of this in many of its press releases and position papers.
Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in the United States of America
2300 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20008
The embassy provides news updates and white papers detailing the official Chinese government’s positions on such issues as Taiwan, China’s entry...
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