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China

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.

October 13th, 2021 13:53
German Domestic Intelligence Warns Of Chinese Strategic Investments
Germany’s domestic intelligence agency has reported on influence attempts by China and warned of strategic investments by Chinese companies in Germany that are part of China’s “Made in China 2025...
October 12th, 2021 13:54
China Exploits Search Engines To Push Covid-19 Disinformation
The German Marshall Fund (GMF), a US think tank, is reporting that China is exploiting search engines to push conspiracy theories about the origins of Covid-19. According to a GMF...
October 12th, 2021 13:48
Russia’s And China’s Influence In Serbia
The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), a UK think tank, published a research paper last year comparing Russian and Chinese strategic influence and interference in Serbia, arguing that their fundamental...
October 8th, 2021 11:46
China’s Evolving Influence Tactics During The First Year Of Covid-19
The Center for Security Studies (CSS), a Swiss think tank,has published a report examining how the tactics of China’s influence operations have evolved during the first year of the Covid-pandemic....
October 8th, 2021 11:39
Pro-Chinese Influence Campaign Attempted To Mobilize Protesters In US
US Cybersecurity firm FireEye reported last month that a pro-Chinese government network of hundreds of inauthentic accounts on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube attempted to mobilize protestors in the US in...
October 7th, 2021 13:16
Wikipedia Targeted By Large-Scale Pro-Chinese Influence Operation 
UK media reported last month that online encyclopedia Wikipedia was targeted by a large-scale influence operation involving a group of pro-Chinese government editors and administrators who sought control of Wikipedia...
October 4th, 2021 13:50
Chinese State Interference In Canada’s 2021 Election
Disinfowatch, a Canadian website tracking foreign disinformation, is reporting that the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and related actors are targeting the credibility of Chinese-Canadian federal candidates and Conservative Party leader...
October 4th, 2021 13:41
Three Out Of Four Directors At Cambridge University’s China Program Linked To Huawei
UK media is reporting that Chinese tech giant Huawei has been accused of “infiltrating” Cambridge University’s China program as three out of four directors at the Cambridge Centre for Chinese...
September 9th, 2021 14:00
China’s Secret Influence On The Global Filmmaking Industry
In January, the Council on Foreign Relations (CFR), a US think tank, published a podcast examining China’s influence on Hollywood productions, arguing that China’s censors have secretly affected and influenced...
September 8th, 2021 15:58
Chinese And Russian Influence In Austria
The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), a UK think tank, published a study last year examining China’s and Russia’s influence operations in Austria. The study details political influence attempts, common...