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Chi­na is known for its use of “soft pow­er” in order to sup­port its goals of expand­ing glob­al influ­ence. It has been active­ly attempt­ing to inter­fere in the cur­rent US elec­tions, albeit at a small­er scale than Rus­sia and with the aim of sow­ing con­fu­sion rather than sup­port­ing either candidate.

July 1st, 2022 16:57
At Least 90 Former Members of US Congress Registered as Foreign Agents since 2000
The Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft, a US think tank, is reporting that since 2000 at least 90, former members of Congress have registered as foreign agents, representing nearly half...
June 30th, 2022 17:39
Chinese Disinformation Campaign Targets Canadian Rare Earths Companies
Canadian media is reporting that a Chinese government-linked online disinformation campaign is targeting two Canadian rare earth companies in an attempt to maintain Chinese global dominance in the sector. According...
June 28th, 2022 15:06
China Is Increasing Its Discourse Power Operations in the Global South, Eroding Democracies and Bolstering Authoritarianism, Study Finds
The Atlantic Council’s DFRLab, a US think tank, recently published a study examining China’s investment in propaganda and influence operations in Sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East. The...
June 22nd, 2022 14:21
Bipartisan ‘Fighting Foreign Influence Act’ Targets Foreign US Think Tank Funding 
The Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft, a US think tank, is reporting that a new bipartisan bill has been introduced in the US House of Representatives addressing the dangers of...
June 20th, 2022 15:04
Top US Intelligence Chiefs Testify on Global Threats from Russia, China And Iran; Russia is Most Serious Foreign Influence Threat
The US Department of Defense reported in May that two top US intelligence officials testified before a Senate Armed Services Committee on global threats to the United States and its...
June 14th, 2022 15:04
Think Tank Report Uncovers Chinese Communist Party Networks in French Politics
Sinopsis, a Czech website covering Chinese politics, published a report in March uncovering Chinese Communist Party (CCP) networks in French politics. The report pays particular attention to the case of...
June 13th, 2022 15:22
China Exploits Search Engine Results to Shape Views of Xinjiang and COVID-19, Brookings Study Finds
The Brookings Institution, a US think tank, reported last month that China is exploiting various search results to shape views on Xinjiang and COVID-19, two subjects that are geopolitically salient...
June 9th, 2022 15:02
‘China Science Investigation’ Reveals How European Scientists Are Contributing to China’s Rise as Technological and Military Superpower
An international research collective led by Follow the Money, a Dutch platform for investigative journalism, has recently launched the “China Science Investigation” project which conducts research into scientific collaborations and...
May 23rd, 2022 14:27
How China’s United Front System Works Overseas
The Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI), an Australian think tank, recently published a report examining the Chinese government’s united front system and its foreign-facing role, highlighting examples of its activities...
May 17th, 2022 14:26
NATO Report Assesses China’s Information Operations in Latvia and Sweden
NATO’s Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence recently published a detailed report examining China’s influence and information operations in Latvia and Sweden. According to a NATO StratCom press release: March 25,...