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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.

March 16th, 2021 12:56
EXCLUSIVE: Chinese YouTube Flooded With Videos Whitewashing Chinese Treatment Of Uyghurs
According to a Global Influence Operations Report investigation, YouTube is being flooded with hundreds of Chinese propaganda videos whitewashing China’s human rights violations against the Muslim Uyghur population in Xinjiang....
March 12th, 2021 12:30
UK Revokes TV License For China Global Television Network
Reuters reported in February that the UK had revoked the TV license for China Global Television Network, concluding that it is ultimately controlled by the Chinese Communist Party. According to...
March 12th, 2021 12:13
China Spreading Conspiracy Theory Blaming US for Covid-19
The Atlantic Council’s DFRLab, a US think tank, reported in February that Chinese influencers and state media are using the Chinese microblogging platform Weibo to spread the conspiracy theory that...
March 11th, 2021 13:30
Pro-Huawei Influence Operations Uncovered In Europe
In January, US media reported on a covert online influence campaign to sway Belgian telecommunications policy in favor of the Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. According to a New York Times...
March 9th, 2021 15:06
YouTube Takes Down Thousands Of Channels Deemed Part of Chinese Influence Operation
UK media is reporting that YouTube has taken down thousands of channels deemed part of Chinese and Russian state coordinated influence operations. According to an infosecurity-magazine.com article: February 17, 2021 ...
March 4th, 2021 16:17
RECOMMENDED READING: “Censorship and the Capitol Riot: How Big Tech Became the Target of Russian, Chinese, and Iranian Messaging”
The Alliance for Securing Democracy has published a report examining how Iranian, Russian, and Chinese state media have used the occasion of political dysfunction in the US in order to...
February 8th, 2021 13:35
EU Suspends EU-China Friendship Group
US media is reporting that the EU-China Friendship Group was suspended following a decision by the European Parliament that the group was too close to the Chinese government. According to...
February 8th, 2021 13:24
RECOMMENDED READING: “Chinese and Russian Influence Campaigns Risk Undermining Covid-19 Vaccination Programs”
An Australian think-tank has published a short report on Chinese and Russian influence campaigns aimed at undermining Covid-19 vaccination programs. The Australian Strategic Policy Institute report begins: As the world...
January 27th, 2021 14:24
RECOMMENDED READING: “Chinese Discourse Power- China’s Use of Information Manipulation in Regional and Global Competition”
The Atlantic Council, a U.S. think tank, has published an extensive report on China’s use of information manipulation in regional and global competition report titled “Chinese Discourse Power- China’s Use...
January 16th, 2021 13:48
US State Department Official Says China’s United Front Work Is Part Of “Malign Influence”
David R. Stilwell, the US Department of State Assistant Secretary Bureau Of East Asian And Pacific Affairs, has made remarks at a conference last October explaining how China’s United Front...