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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.

April 9th, 2021 10:50
Despite 5G Ban, Huawei’s Influence Increases In Europe Through Academic Partnerships
The Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA), a US think tank, is reporting that even though most of Europe has blocked Huawei’s ability to build 5G infrastructure, the Chinese telecommunications...
April 6th, 2021 12:33
EU Can’t Counter Chinese Disinformation Says EU Foreign Affairs Chief
US media reported last month that according to its foreign affairs chief, the EU does not have sufficient resources to counter Chinese disinformation attacks. According to the POLITICO report: March...
March 31st, 2021 13:54
China Controls International Students In Scottish Universities Through Student Associations, Former Diplomat Claims
Scottish media is reporting that according to a former Chinese diplomat, China tries to control its international students studying at Scottish universities through student associations,  According to an article in...
March 28th, 2021 13:34
US Intelligence Says Russia & Iran Tried To Influence US Elections While China Declined
The office of the US Director of National Intelligence has declassified and released its report titled “Foreign Threats to the 2020 Elections” which concluded that while there were no indications...
March 22nd, 2021 14:03
Report Examines Conspiracy Theories About Covid-19 Origins In China, the US, Russia, and Iran
The Associated Press and the DFRLab, a US think tank, have published a joint research project examining and comparing the false narratives about Covid-19’s origins in China, the US, Russia,...
March 19th, 2021 12:53
China Funds British YouTubers To Further Its Propaganda War
UK media reported in January that the Chinese government is funding British YouTubers to further its propaganda war. According to an article in The Times: January 9, 2021 The videos...
March 19th, 2021 12:42
Dutch Professor Barred From “Damaging The Image Of China”- His Salary Partly Paid By Chinese Confucius Institute
Dutch media has reported that a Professor of Chinese language and culture at the University of Groningen has been barred from "damaging the image of China”. According to the NOS report, half of...
March 19th, 2021 11:40
China Takes Aim At the BBC- Coordinated Influence Campaign Ongoing
An Australian government think tank has published a report looking at Chinese social media campaigns aimed at discrediting the BBC. According to the Australian Strategic Policy Institute’s summary of the...
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...