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Interviews

Hong Kong: A Conversation With Jimmy Lai | Lai & Davis

interview with Steven J. Davisvia Stigler Center
Friday, October 23, 2020

Hoover Institution fellow Steven Davis interviews Jimmy Lai concerning the struggle for political freedoms in Hong Kong, why the Chinese Communist Party and the PRC are hostile to those freedoms, the inherent conflict between the CCP system and Western values, and what that conflict means for China and the rest of the world.

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The Pattern And Purpose Of China’s Actions

by Peter Berkowitzvia Real Clear Politics
Sunday, October 25, 2020

Foreign policy, it is said, seldom determines U.S. elections. Nevertheless, external threats – and the measures adopted to counter them -- often carry far-reaching implications for America’s ability to secure freedom at home. That is one reason Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has made a priority of explaining the scope and urgency of the China challenge to fellow Americans and of traveling the world to discuss the challenge with friends and partners.

Opinion Pieces

Articles On: China, Covid, Alliance, France, Taiwan, Foreign Media, Transatlantic Agenda, and PRC-Africa Relations

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

This section collects opinion pieces from across the world commenting on the harms caused by the activities of the Chinese Communist Party and provides insight into the various solutions that experts and leaders suggest we pursue to protect our interests.

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.

Cyber and Information Technology

Articles On: Cyberattacks, Hackers, 5G, Telecoms Ban, and Supply Chain

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

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.

Environmental Harms

Articles On: The Mekong River, China's High-Carbon Plans, and Fishing Fleet

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

China is the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases and generates enormous pollution and environmental degradation. This section highlights the activities carried out by entities controlled by the Chinese Communist Party that harm our environment.

Authoritarianism

Articles On: Dairy Company Fined, Hong Kong Protestors, Chinese Scholars, Violent Attack, Banks, and COVID-19 Vaccines

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

Articles that illuminate the lack of personal freedom and political liberty under the Chinese Communist Party.

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The Importance of Being Candid: On China’s Relationship with the Rest of the World

via Policy Exchange
Friday, October 23, 2020

The U.S. Deputy National Security Advisor, Matthew Pottinger, gives a speech on the role that reciprocity and candor play in the American approach to the PRC.

by Matthew Pottinger

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In China, Not All Triple-A-Rated Bonds Are Created Equal

via The Wall Street Journal
Thursday, October 22, 2020

Serena Ng of the WSJ details how, triple-A corporate bond ratings inside the PRC have risen from 37.5% of the total in 2015 to 57% today… while in the United States and other countries, triple-A ratings are rare and represent only the best debt issuers.

by Serena Ng

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How China Threatens American Democracy

via Foreign Affairs
Wednesday, October 21, 2020

In this Foreign Affairs article, the U.S. National Security Advisor describes how the United States has shone a “spotlight of transparency on the CCP” and encourages others not to ignore the ideology that animates the Party.

by Robert C. O'Brien

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