Asia

Beyond COVID-19, Part 6: U.S.-China Relations at a Standstill

We’re now in week four of social distancing and quarantine. Today, we’re welcoming our second guest to the Beyond COVID-19 discussion. Jacques deLisle is joining me to discuss important issues related to China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and East Asia....

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How North Korea Wages Political Warfare at Home and Abroad…and How to Respond

Abstract This article assesses how the Kim regime has survived by relying on political warfare as a tool to control its ...

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The Race to Zero?: China’s Poaching of Taiwan’s Diplomatic Allies

Abstract The election of Tsai Ing-wen as President of the Republic of China (Taiwan) in 2016 reignited Beijing’s quest to ...

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Weaponized Interdependence: China’s Economic Statecraft and Social Penetration against Taiwan

Abstract This article details the theory of the People’s Republic of China’s economic statecraft and social penetration. It also uses ...

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Beijing’s Hard and Soft Repression in Hong Kong

Abstract Hong Kong’s new Police Commissioner Chris Tang announced in Beijing on December 7, 2019, that he would use “both ...

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Evolving Principles and Guiding Concepts: How China Gains African Support for its Core National Interests

Abstract For decades, the People’s Republic of China has advocated rhetorically consistent, albeit gradually evolving, principles of state sovereignty and ...

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China’s Changing Political Warfare: The Case of Japan

Abstract Efforts by the People’s Republic of China to influence Japan to espouse policies favored by Beijing have been far ...

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Evaluating the Logic and Methods of China’s United Front Work

Abstract The West has emerged as a major battleground in the People’s Republic of China’s quest for global influence. Chinese ...

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Shaping the Post-Liberal Order from Within: China’s Influence and Interference Operations in Australia and the United States

Abstract This article examines the manner in which the People’s Republic of China seeks to obtain long-term leverage through multiple ...

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Foreign Policy through Other Means: Hard Power, Soft Power, and China’s Turn to Political Warfare to Influence the United States

Abstract The People’s Republic of China increasingly has turned to political warfare and sharp power to influence U.S. policy toward China and ...

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