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Cyber and Information Technology

Articles On: Chinese App, Africa's Ecommerce, Engineering Global Consent, and Digital Power

via China Global Sharp Power Weekly Alert
Sunday, October 20, 2019

The Chinese Communist Party seeks to control information technology as a means to shape and censor the communications and opinions of its own people, as well as the communications of individuals beyond China's borders.

One Belt, One Road Strategy

Articles On: Lahore’s Metro Line, Manila's New Airport, Domestic Politics, Cryptocurrency, and the Caribbean

via China Global Sharp Power Weekly Alert
Sunday, November 15, 2020

The section describes how the Chinese Communist Party employs its foreign infrastructure and development program to further its strategic interests abroad and in international institutions.

In the News

Islamists Behead More Than 50 People As Football Pitch Is Turned Into Killing Field

quoting Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Independent
Monday, November 9, 2020

Thousand have fled their homes in the violence-hit, gas-rich northern region of Mozambique.

Analysis and Commentary

What Will President Biden's United States Look Like To The Rest Of The World?

by Timothy Garton Ashvia The Guardian
Saturday, November 7, 2020

The future of a diminished superpower now lies in being part of a wider network of democracies

Military and Security Threats

Articles On: War, Armed Police Force, Germany and Australia, Nuclear Scientist, Fiji, Modern Army, U.N. Peacekeeping, and Nepal

via China Global Sharp Power Weekly Alert
Sunday, November 8, 2020

Articles on the comprehensive military modernization and expansion program undertaken by the Chinese Communist Party, which supports an increasingly aggressive foreign policy and threatens the safety of China's neighbors.

Must Read | Watch | Listen

Cashing-in on Chaos

via Environmental Investigation Agency
Wednesday, June 3, 2020

The NGO EIA published a report of their three-year investigation into China’s involvement in the illegal trade in Rosewood and critical deforestation in Africa… despite the PRC’s international commitments to prevent this.

Military and Security Threats

Articles On: Hypersonic Missiles, Malabar Drill, Japan And Vietnam Defense, India Frees Soldier, Africa Security, and Venezuelan Navy

via China Global Sharp Power Weekly Alert
Sunday, October 25, 2020

Articles on the comprehensive military modernization and expansion program undertaken by the Chinese Communist Party, which supports an increasingly aggressive foreign policy and threatens the safety of China's neighbors.

Foreign Interference and Coercion

Articles On: Hollywood, German Report, South Korea's Election, Somaliland, and Chinese Discourse Power

via China Global Sharp Power Weekly Alert
Sunday, October 11, 2020

The Chinese Communist Party wages a series of foreign interference and coercion campaigns and this section provides articles and reports explaining those actions, as well as the damage they do abroad.

Human Rights and Religious Persecution

Articles On: Racism and Xenophobia

via China Global Sharp Power Weekly Alert
Sunday, April 12, 2020

This section documents the myriad abuses that the Chinese Communist Party commits against its own people in violation of its commitments under the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

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Huawei Technicians Helped African Governments Spy on Political Opponents

via The Wall Street Journal
Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Huawei Technologies Co., the world’s largest telecommunications company, dominates African markets, where it has sold security tools that governments use for digital surveillance and censorship.

by Joe Parkinson, Nicholas Bariyo, and Josh Chin 

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