Category: Communist regimes

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 »

‘United front’ could contain global spread of China’s authoritarianism

     

  After writing on @Independent and @DailyMailUK, here my latest op-ed on @TheSun . Visually attractive design with an enlightening quote: “warn the world of China’s brutal regime.” Let’s work… Read more »

Pandemic represents ‘high-water mark’ for brittle authoritarian model’s appeal?

     

It is quite possible that the coronavirus pandemic will represent the high-water mark for the appeal of the authoritarian model and of its two standard-bearers, China and Russia, according to… Read more »

Has Covid consolidated Xi’s rule? China’s three strategic options

     

There is a growing body of evidence, assembled and interpreted by talented China experts, that the Chinese government is indeed aiming for global power and perhaps global primacy over the… Read more »

‘Breaking the China Supply Chain’: How the ‘Five Eyes’ democracies can decouple

     

The inability to produce and source Personal Protective Equipment via globalized supply chains has reminded democratic governments and peoples that it is necessary to be able to produce strategic commodities,… Read more »

What China Wants: Ideology at root of ‘new type of cold war’

     

The world’s “free and open societies” should collaborate to stop their capital and technology from aiding China’s human rights violations and military build-up, and instead redirect such assets to initiatives… Read more »

Great Power Competition: Will pandemic give democracies advantage?

     

Democracy was in retreat, and autocrats were on the march, before the coronavirus appeared, notes analyst Ruchir Sharma. To contain it, leaders of all political styles have assumed previously unthinkable… Read more »