Tag: “Sharp Power: The Growing Challenge to Democracy”

‘Harder edge’ to China’s sharp power threatens democracies

     

China is pushing to build up cultural “soft power” to complement the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), a $60 billion infrastructure program it has launched as part of the Asian… Read more »

Beijing exporting repressive China Model in new battle of ideas

     

On the surface, the ongoing trade dispute between the United States and China is all about economics and business. But a more consequential struggle over ideology and global security pits the… Read more »

‘Claws of the Panda’: China model going backwards?

     

Can pandas fly? The trade war is biting and growth is slowing. Time to reform China's economy. Our cover this week https://econ.st/2SQknUx Posted by The Economist on Saturday, February 23,… Read more »

China ‘trying to take the world hostage’?

     

Discussions of what China’s rise will mean for the world often take on an abstract, impersonal quality, notes Hal Brands, the Henry Kissinger Distinguished Professor at Johns Hopkins University’s School… Read more »

Beijing complains as US kicks back against Chinese sharp power

     

Beijing has complained to the US following reports that Washington has ordered two Chinese state-run media agencies to register as foreign agents, The Guardian (London) reports: The US Department of… Read more »

Congress takes Australia’s lead on countering China’s influence operations

     

Senior Australian government ministers accused China on Tuesday of exerting undue pressure on Qantas Airways Ltd to change its website to refer to Taiwan as a Chinese territory. Australian Prime… Read more »