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Confucius Institutes ‘just the tip of the iceberg’ of China’s sharp power

     

A documentary critical of China’s Confucius Institutes has had varied reception across the globe. Newsroom’s Laura Walters uncovers the story behind a cancelled viewing at the University of Auckland. In the… Read more »

Xi pushes China Model in ‘struggle of values’

     

Democracies should should emphasize, not ignore the ideological dimension of the contest with China, according to a leading commentator. Chinese President Xi Jinping’s speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday constituted… Read more »

Battle of Ideas: The Belt and Road Initiative’s role in China’s political warfare

     

In the wake of Beijing’s (supposedly) superior coronavirus-busting effort, Chinese officials and state media outlets have been relentlessly marketing their (authoritarian) governance system as superior, while denigrating the (democratic) U.S…. Read more »

How the Chinese Communist Party’s ‘Hidden Hand’ is reshaping the world

     

If the past century has shown us anything, it is that dangerous ideologies backed by powerful states rarely confine their malign conduct within their own borders, argues national security adviser… Read more »