The U.S.-China Strategic Relationship

US China relations 444x718

IWP 671 
Four credits 

The course will review the period of the late Ming dynasty to the establishment of the People's Republic of China and how this period continues to influence China's interaction with the international community. The course will then study the period from China's entry into the Korean War up to the normalizations of relations with the U.S. and those national security issues that either enhanced or challenged the U.S.-China bilateral relationship, and the central role of the Chinese Communist Party, the People's Liberation Army and the Ministry of State Security in the management of those issue. The course will end with a review and discussion of those current issues impacting the bilateral relationship.

Semester Available


Spring Semester

Principal Professor


   Joseph R. DeTrani
President, Intelligence and National Security Alliance {read more}