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Oral history interview with Susan Shirk [electronic resource], 2013.

Creator: Shirk, Susan L.
Project: Carnegie Corporation project. Pt. 3.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 40 pages. sound recording : 1 digital audio file (73 min.). sound recording : 1 digital audio file.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Ho Miu Lam Endowed-Chair in China and Pacific Relations for the 21st Century China Program at the University of California, San Diego.

Scope and Contents

Reminiscences of meeting Zhou Enlai in 1971; reflections on China's changing role in the world; impact of Chinese market reforms; importance of grant from Carnegie Corporation for the Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation and Northeast Asia Cooperation Dialogue; origins, development and efficacy of Northeast Asia Cooperation Dialogue: China, North Korea; nuances of Track II diplomacy; economic visits by the North Koreans to the United States; impact of Track II diplomacy on socialization of China into cooperative behavior and norms; resistance of North Korea to engage in discussions; 2012 Leap Day agreement with North Korea; Track II diplomacy as trust building.


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Copyright by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York and Carnegie Corporation of New York, 2013.

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